A survey of Duty Free Hosting
We, at 3d.skycamuav.com.au, have picked 'Duty Free Hosting' to be our present domain name and hosting provider. This is why we imagine that this short evaluation of 'Duty Free Hosting' is probably going to be quite useful for other folks from all over the Globe who are looking for domain name and web hosting solutions. We state people from all over the Globe, because the mere truth is that 'Duty Free Hosting' currently offers domain and hosting services in numerous data center facility sites: in North America (Chicago, IL), in the United Kingdom (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Scandinavia (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thereby, embracing almost the entire Globe. At least from the point of view of the World Wide Web. So, here is what you could expect from 'Duty Free Hosting' in a few words:
Shared Web Page Hosting Plans
The first detail we, at 3d.skycamuav.com.au, have observed is the modest prices of the shared site hosting solutions delivered by 'Duty Free Hosting'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared hosting. The good thing here is that the web hosting plans delivered by 'Duty Free Hosting' are driven by a custom devised, advanced cloud web hosting platform (each hosting service, like email, databases, hosting Control Panel, disk storage, DNS, statistics, etc., runs on a different set of servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting vendor on the Earth will have great troubles with, since cPanel is a one single server based hosting environment (each hosting service, like mail, databases, webspace hosting Control Panel, data storage, DNS, statistics, and so on, is being handled by one single web hosting server), cPanel is not open source (that is why the cPanel-based web site hosting providers cannot add extra functionality and manipulate it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they must invent their own file system), which is the prerequisite of any cloud web hosting service. Let's return to the shared webspace hosting accounts, which are driven by a genuine cloud website hosting platform. With a shared website hosting account, each client pays solely for his/her account, thus preserving the site hosting price very low (because plenty of clients utilize the same web hosting server). In a nutshell, a shared hosting account, which runs on a clustered website hosting system, allows you to pay only for the reserves that you really require, precluding a situation where you pay for a high-end webspace hosting account that you cannot truly use, or for a basic hosting package that cannot accommodate your web page. The possibility to upgrade your account from one plan to another with only two mouse clicks grants you the flexibility to begin with a low-end plan and upgrade as your web presence expands. Hence, you economize cash that you can spend on publicizing the site while it is still brand new. Each and every web hosting plan offered by 'Duty Free Hosting' ships with an online website building tool and more than forty popular script software platforms like WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you hundreds of dollars for web site design solutions. 'Duty Free Hosting' supplies shared web site hosting accounts in several different countries across the World. There is one data center facility in Chicago covering the USA and Canada; 2 European datacenters - in England and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia Pacific region. Thus, approximately the whole Earth is encompassed to supply you and your website's visitors with a steady and fast site hosting solution at a preferred place. As a whole, the shared hosting packages furnished 'Duty Free Hosting' are very well appointed and come at a budget price (starting from $4.00 for the Starter package).
Semi-dedicated Web Servers
To customers with little or no experience, a virtual private web server may appear troublesome to handle. That's perhaps why 'Duty Free Hosting' also keeps semi-dedicated servers in its principal American server farm facility in Chicago. Managing these packages is similar to handling a conventional shared plan through a website hosting CP interface. They have all the functionalities of a shared web hosting plan such as a free-of-charge website building tool and a script installation tool, but the amount of system resources offered by a semi-dedicated web server plan is many times bigger than that of a shared website hosting plan. For instance, the CPU power that can be utilized is about 5 times as much as compared with the shared hosting accounts. When matched against a shared web hosting package, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is big: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted domain name allowance is a standard as well. The semi-dedicated server hosting packages do not include root-level access (we, at 3d.skycamuav.com.au, regard this as a little minus), but the advantage is that they are managed through the same web site hosting Control Panel interface as the shared accounts. This means that a known graphical environment is accessible by all clients who do not have enough confidence to administer a virtual web server, but at the same time are in need of more power and reserves than a virtual web hosting server can supply them with. This is so due to the fact that the semi-dedicated hosting servers share the resources of the same powerful high-class web hosting servers as the ones which accommodate the virtual private hosting server plans, however, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per physical machine), whereas the virtual web servers can reach a much bigger number (eighty to 120 per physical server). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers provided by 'Duty Free Hosting' can be defined as being quite affordable (as far as cost is concerned), starting from $30.00 for the Semi Dedicated 1 package.
Dedicated Hosting Servers
According to 3d.skycamuav.com.au, huge sites such as social networks, community and business portals or famous online storefronts with 1000s of customers require a much more powerful hosting platform. It appears that the fellows from 'Duty Free Hosting' have come to the same conclusion as well. To satisfy its users' needs, 'Duty Free Hosting' delivers a bouquet of dedicated hosting servers that can tackle millions of daily visits. That assessment stands on the hardware specs the dedicated hosting servers ship with: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to four gigabytes of RAM, 2000 GB of web space and Gigabit NICs will no doubt ensure the fast and steady work of any type of website. In 'Duty Free Hosting's opinion, the original hardware specs can be upgraded for more resource-requiring web sites. We, from 3d.skycamuav.com.au, think that all dedicated server accounts furnished by 'Duty Free Hosting' are also appropriate for beginning a hosting reseller business as each and every web hosting server provides free-of-charge billing transaction software platform and a free-of-charge domain reseller account. Sadly, the dedicated web hosting servers provided by 'Duty Free Hosting' are all unmanaged. We, at 3d.skycamuav.com.au, think of this as a minor defect, which can be adjusted by paying a monthly tax of $36.00 USD. So, if you demand assistance, the Managed Services upgrade includes a bunch of additional services such as a regular backup, software installation, server monitoring and troubleshooting operations. A handful of web space hosting Control Panel (CP) interfaces are offered with each of the web servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (3d.skycamuav.com.au's) prediction is that the excellent drag and drop File Manager offered by the Hepsia hosting CP will probably render the utilization of any File Transfer Protocol software program pointless. Our (3d.skycamuav.com.au's) inference is that the dedicated servers furnished by 'Duty Free Hosting' don't appear to be very inexpensive (still the Hepsia web site hosting Control Panel and the unlimited hosted domain quotas will definitely make you smile), starting from $148.00 for the Xeon E5 v4 10c plan.