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I am working on a project right now and I am looking for hosting solutions that might fit for it. The project is written in Django. I was looking at rackspace and liked it a lot from its ideas and their "fanatical" support.

Does anyone have any experience on hosting Django at Rackspace. The setup would involce something around 5 servers.

One Load Balancer.

Two Web.

One Database.

and maybe some monitoring and extra stuff, memcache on onother one

How easy it is to set something like this up from a perspective based on rackspace features. I know my way around unix etc well enough. Is there away to use racspace cloud files for djangos site media storage, uploads by users etc.

Thanks in Advance

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Their "fanatical" support is a farce; if you want to do everything their way they'll screw it up and make life hard for you; if you want to do it your own way they'll screw it up and make life hard for you (and charge you a fortune for the privilege).

There are better and cheaper hosting companies out there, and plenty of them. I'd strongly recommend finding one of them.

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any recommendations? scalability is important... –  cwoebker Jul 26 '11 at 9:57
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Server Fault isn't a shopping site. See serverfault.com/questions/292013/… –  womble Jul 26 '11 at 10:04
    
oh arlgiht, i wasn't aware of that, ill check out some other places and see if i can get some information –  cwoebker Jul 26 '11 at 10:08

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