Written on: 13/05/2014 by 80887 (1 review written)
Free Virtual Servers:
I've experienced many hosting services over the years. Most have been problematic, or limited in some way that only becomes clear after you're committed - usually enough to irritate, but not enough to be worth the trouble of switching. And then, there's a service like this one.
It is what it claims to be - a comprehensive, reliable, fair, honest company, owned and run in the UK, staffed by decent folk. The first-line support is handled overseas, but to a high standard, for once, with the result that the whole service is cheap or free. The company makes its profit from extras that you may choose to buy into, or might actually benefit from, but they're optional. I've moved almost all my sites to fvs, and will probably move the few remaining ones when I can.
Two gripes, which may be of interest to some: 1. you cannot connect remotely to a MySQL database (hosts that allow this are few and far between, so there are probably excellent security reasons for not allowing this), 2. there is no SQLServer option these days - it's now linux only.
I wholeheartedly recommend these guys.