Connecting the dots.
Jon Stahl writes about the challenges of getting non-profits to take advantage of open source projects that can't be hosted on commodity accounts.
In another part of the blogoshere, Kenneth Hunt looks into virtual server offerings that provide you with root access (going rate: $17+/mo).
Hmmm. I wonder how much managing your virtual server adds to the monthly cost, above and beyond the cost of managing the application running on it? I suspect it's not too bad but I don't really know.