I need some guidance or recommendations for hosting the PhPbb3 bulletin board. My predicament is this. I am currently using Godaddy Deluxe services to host my site. They allow 200mb for a MySql database. The website is currently waiting for its corporate papers before any advertising can take place. The sql database may grow quickly if I advertise globally. What or who would be good for hosting the entire website or just the sql database? Any comments/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
just take a look at the shared hosting section - most providers don't limit sql database size or limit the connections to a number too small unless they are overselling greatly - but you will have to go around asking individual hosts what their limit may be (not everyone posts it publicly)
you shouldn't have too much of a hard time finding a suitable host - phpbb3 is a very common cms so it's unlikely you'll find a host where phpbb3 won't work - it's just finding one with a higher database size limit I guess.
would suggest getting at least a dedicated server for a 100 a month (or less) and not worrying about the mysql database size limitations.
why spend so much money for a few gigs of space? he would be better off just getting a VPS if he wanted to set his own limits. and i believe the OP is preparing for the future so it is better to take things slowly rather than spending a lot of money on a dedicated server from the start
Most webhosts here can suit your needs. What sort of budget do you have? This will help us to point you in the right direction
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