Moving from VPS back to shared hosting

Moving from VPS back to shared hosting

A couple of months ago I wrote about how I’d migrated this blog to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)  from a shared hosting provider. Well, since then I’ve moved back to a shared hosting provider. Why the switch back? At the time, I was learning how to manage a VPS for work-related purposes so it was exciting to apply what I’d learnt to my own personal blog. But it only took a few months for a few things to sink in: Managing a VPS takes quite a bit more time than a shared hosting account – not just the setup, but also the maintenance of security patches etc A VPS with enough resources to take the same traffic as shared hosting service costs more than the latter A VPS with managed services (so that you don’t have to deal with the...

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