BlueHost = LackOfDecentHostBluesHost

So I’ve been with BlueHost for a couple of 2-3 months now. I can say with certainty that as soon as I find a decent host, I’m moving again. I’ve monitored BlueHost for 10 days from June 2 – June 12 and the logs show that BlueHost is pretty much overloaded all the time. When I called their tech support, they gave me some lame excuse like “It’s not unusual for servers to be overloaded during peak hours for 5-10 minutes at a time in a shared hosting environment”. Since the server load coincidentally went down by the time I was done waiting for the representative to pick up, I had no choice but to wait for it to go back up before I called. Unfortunately, the minute I hung up, the server load spiked again. This is when I decided to log the server loads. The log shows that server is overloaded per on an average of 50-90% of the time. I think that is simply unacceptable. If my web page takes FOREVER to load, I no longer consider it hosted. I think it’s okay if they’re overselling, as long as they keep the load under control. I’ve heard HostGator does a decent job of this, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to switch to HostGator. I want to find an even better host. Anyways, you can take my word for it, or you can click the links to my logs of BlueHost server loads (They’re in the format of: <time>, <server load>):

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June 11-12

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