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Topic # 85785 25-Jun-2011 02:14
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My client probably got what they paid for, but if you were to sign up to http://www.deltawebhosting.com/ you'd presume it would come with a recent version of mysql (for a word press site). Got this upon setup:

You cannot install because WordPress 3.1.3 requires MySQL version 4.1.2 or higher. You are running version 3.23.58. 

Least they hadnt paid a year in advance.... 

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  Reply # 485657 25-Jun-2011 02:28
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Ouch. MySQL 3 is like running Windows NT as your domain server.




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  Reply # 485658 25-Jun-2011 03:05
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wOW thats OLD




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 485659 25-Jun-2011 03:53
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Yep - pretty old, and probably not that secure.

I did get version 2.0 of wordpress to work fine, but the backend interface isn't overly friendly, nor would it support my clients wordpress theme... 

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Reply # 486287 27-Jun-2011 09:20
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Wow that is scary. Wonder how out of date their patching and OS updates are?!








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  Reply # 486297 27-Jun-2011 09:46
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Well... considering this says it all from the hosting website... "Cheapest web hosting"




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  Reply # 486475 27-Jun-2011 15:53
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mp1: My client probably got what they paid for, but if you were to sign up to http://www.deltawebhosting.com/ you'd presume it would come with a recent version of mysql (for a word press site). Got this upon setup:

You cannot install because WordPress 3.1.3 requires MySQL version 4.1.2 or higher. You are running version 3.23.58. 


Least they hadnt paid a year in advance.... 


 

Looking at their website which doesn't look to have been updated since 2005 from the date on the footer, I wouldnt assume anything. I believe most web hosts usually provide at  MySQL 5 these days, but you do have to check their specs before signing up.

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  Reply # 486681 28-Jun-2011 04:15
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xpd: Well... considering this says it all from the hosting website... "Cheapest web hosting"


I thought that too... Though i've had better service from 000webhost.com (free and comes with SQL - 5.0.81). Will probably get them to sign up to Hostgator as these guys (Delta Webhosting) seem clueless when I ask anything technical.

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  Reply # 486707 28-Jun-2011 08:20
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Maybe look at an NZ web host. You get what you pay for at the end of the day.





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  Reply # 486717 28-Jun-2011 08:48
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xpd: Well... considering this says it all from the hosting website... "Cheapest web hosting"


I thought that too... Though i've had better service from 000webhost.com (free and comes with SQL - 5.0.81). Will probably get them to sign up to Hostgator as these guys (Delta Webhosting) seem clueless when I ask anything technical.


Delta are probably just reselling anyway....  hence thwy they probably dont know anyting technical :)




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