I bought a slice on slicehost since I had heard good things.
This morning in 2 hours I have a running mysql and subbversion daemon and have pointed one of my domain names to the sliced host. I used the Fedora 11 image, mainly because I think at work we will be going with that distribution, no other reason.
I learned that yum is a great package manager to use with Fedora.
Here are some links that got me going along the way.
Subversion + Apache links:
Setting up DNS on Slicehost: