Thanks for the response folks... appreciate it.
I am designing a site for internal use of a worldwide NGO. Initial
usage will be from about 1000 total users and is expected to scale to
about 5000 in a year more.
Since it is a non-profit NGO, cost is an issue. Trust this clarifies.
I know this is primarily an opinion-based question, but if anyone has
had bad experiences with hostingrails, it would be great to know in
advance, that's all. Otherwise their costs agree with me and I would
be quite willing to sign up for their 1 year deal.
I did have a look at Railshostinginfo.com. The rates shown there are
different (at least at hostingrails).
PS: I did send a mail yesterday to HostingRails asking them how I can
use NaviCat MySQL to manage my databases with them. I dont have a
response (24 hours, fingers crossed!). By the way, <mixplate>, can I