Sorry - what do you mean by "triggers their usage monitor" - CPU usage above
a certain threshold? Or they don't allow compiles? I spoke with Bluehost,
and they indicated that if I got SSH access, I could try to compile it
myself. I'll check to see if this is possible with Lunarpages, which we now
have accounts with.
Cindy Harper, Systems Librarian
Colgate University Libraries
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On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Cindy, I think this might be possible, depending on the provider. I
> have a site on Site5 and this seems pretty doable (it looks like I
> might have even tried this at some point, since I seem to have a
> compiled version of yaz in my home directory). It would probably take
> some rooting around in the forums to see how people successfully are
> installing PECL extensions and it might take a few tries to compile
> yaz successfully (since if it triggers their usage monitor, they'll
> kill the process), but I think it would be worth a shot. I would
> definitely recommend this before jumping to a VPS (and let's be
> realistic, everybody, if you're being this blasee about running a VPS,
> you are either investing some time/expertise sys admining it or you
> have an insecure server waiting to be exploited).
> Good luck!
> On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 1:17 PM, Cindy Harper <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > I guess I was hoping to have service such as that provided by my current
> > hosting service, where security,etc., updates for L A M & P are all taken
> > care of by the host. Any recommendations along those lines? One that
> > provides that and still lets me install what I want? My service suggested
> > that I go to a VPS account,where I'd have to do my own updates.
> > Cindy Harper, Systems Librarian
> > Colgate University Libraries
> > [log in to unmask]
> > 315-228-7363
> > On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 11:00 AM, Han, Yan <[log in to unmask]
> >> You can just buy a node from a variety of cloud providers such as Amazon
> >> EC2, Linode etc. (It is very easy to build anything you want).
> >> Yan
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> >> Cindy Harper
> >> Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2011 10:54 AM
> >> To: [log in to unmask]
> >> Subject: [CODE4LIB] LAMP Hosting service that supports php_yaz?
> >> At the risk of exhausting my quota of messages for the month - Our LAMP
> >> hosting service does not support PECL extension php_yaz. Does anyone
> know of
> >> a service that does?
> >> Cindy Harper, Systems Librarian
> >> Colgate University Libraries
> >> [log in to unmask]
> >> 315-228-7363