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Unlimited Disk Space Offers - What Do You Think About Them?

K, now I'm blank its like I've said all I wanted to say right in the title.

Oh well let me think, yea this concept of unlimited offers is one I am never down with. Personally, when I start seeing unlimited space offers from any web host I start losing interest in their credibility.

Can disk space really be unlimited? Can your local hard drive store unlimited data? C'mon its common sense. Ok here's what I'm thinking: If I get to host my site on one of these unlimited space plans with a hosting company and I upload about 500GB of data (what the heck, its unlimited so don't give me that look), do you think the host company won't call me up and be like. . .errh. . .dude, 500GB on your account? c'mon you Molesting our server mehn.

If its a Nigerian host company, they will swear juju for you sharply no dulling

So what's the point of offering the public something you cant truly give? What's the point of lying?

Fact: No storage medium can be truly unlimited in its capacity. (prove me wrong and we'll do some bottle tonight all on me)

Well now some hosts have coined the term "unmetered". This is as per bandwidth (data transfer). Its been seen as a safe word because they are not promising you anything as unlimited, its just unmetered. Some are clever enough to put you on a 100Mbit connection and cap it once they see you start taking undue advantage of the "unmetered" concept. This concept is another lie. How can something be "unmetered" and you still get to know when I'm "overusing" it and you then cap my connection from 100Mbit to 10Mbit?

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Disk cant be unlimited. I have used many host that offer unlimited space. When you have a certain number of files, they will suspend your account.

I will post an email from one of them later as my email refused to open now.

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unlimited disk space offers are a sleight of hand. they take advantage of customers' ignorance.

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It all boils down to credibility. Unfortunately, many Nigerians believe everything foreigners say.

There is nothing like unlimited disk space. The only unlimited thing you can get is bandwidth and before you get that then you must have paid a decent amount to justify that.

Web hosting software tools come with the feature to allow you list the advertised features and then the actual quotas.

People who find it hard to believe facts usually lose their cash and by the time they understand the facts it is usually late for them.

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My brother God bless you this is common challenges we are having in this industry.

Technically, there is no such thing as “unlimited” bandwidth, and in practical terms simply indicates that there is not a hard limit on bandwidth usage, rather an understanding that reasonable bandwidth usage is always permitted.

Unfortunately, it could easily be abused for those webhosting provider who don't know how or have the resources to back the claim up.

Is best to pay for a particular disk space and know what you paid for than trying to get something for nothing and end up with nothing for something.

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