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Hey guys,

I wasn't to sure where to put this, but I guessed this was the best section of the forum.

What is a good SVN server that I can rent to store my personal project data on? I had used my school's in the past, but now that I've graduated I need something of my own. Do you guys have any recommendations?

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Do you want a private storage solution, or something where other people can access your code as well?

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assembla.com has good free hosting, the best (specs wise, at least, I havent tried out any others to be able to compare service)

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I'm looking for personal storage, but I would want something I have full access to. I may in the future let other people access the account, but I can always create a new account for that if I have to. Basically I was thinking of making a personal game or just having some small projects of my own. I am not making an open source project however.

I checked out Assembla, but I wonder, do I only get 1GB of storage for the cheaper option? That doesn't seem like a whole lot when I can get 2GB + for free from things like Drop Box (which isn't an SVN). I currently have about 5GB of data in my school repository. I wouldn't mind a smaller one if I just had code, but I also have art assets.

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I use CollabNet ( http://www.open.collab.net/downloads/subversion/ ) which is based on Apache SubVersion. Its very easy to install, setup and use.

- Kevin.

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I host my own SVN server on a PC setup as a server at my home. Just install something like VisualSVN. You can get the free version which works like a charm. Check out the differences here: http://www.visualsvn.com/server/licensing/

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I host my own SVN server on a PC setup as a server at my home. Just install something like VisualSVN. You can get the free version which works like a charm. Check out the differences here: http://www.visualsvn...rver/licensing/


Actually, this made me think of an idea. Maybe I could create an SVN server on a separate computer in my house and then have that computer backup online with something like Carbonite.

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If you want to use it for youself only, you can easily use tortoise, installed on your computer, and setup the repository on any available (internet) storage, no SVN server needed. When you want to protect your repository , use a encryption tool like TrueCrypt.

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