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You get what you pay for. Along those lines, 99.9% uptime implies 3½ days of down time and “guaranteed uptime” just means they may have to refund you $4 for the downtime throughout the summer and holidays.

As far as good budget hosts go, Dreamhost’s Perl support is fair. You need a Linode slice (as 1nickt suggests) or a Lightsail server or something similar if you expect to run persistent apps of any girth. It requires a big step up in skillset though.

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Re^2: Perl hosting is hard to find
by hippo (Chancellor) on Dec 21, 2019 at 10:51 UTC
    You get what you pay for.

    Generally true, although I'm aware of some hosters who charge a lot and are no better. Always try to talk to other customers and ex-customers for their experiences.

    99.9% uptime implies 3½ days of down time

    If you mean annually, then 99.9% uptime is only about 8 hours of downtime.

      Agree that value isn’t always pegged to high cost but low cost in this realm is always tied to lower quality. Quite right about the three nines too. I shifted a decimal. :| 3½ days is two nines.

Re^2: Perl hosting is hard to find
by Fletch (Chancellor) on Dec 20, 2019 at 19:30 UTC

    Seconding Dreamhost in that I've not been not satisfied with them (then again I don't run much there any more, and when I did it was mostly tiny rails backends).

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