A survey of Alatalo Hosting
We, at joutsenonapteekki.fi, have picked 'Alatalo Hosting' to be our current domain name and hosting provider. Hence we anticipate that this short evaluation of 'Alatalo Hosting' is maybe going to be very helpful for other folks from all around the Globe who are looking for domain name and web hosting services. We say people from all over the Globe, since the simple truth is that 'Alatalo Hosting' currently provides domain and hosting services in numerous datacenter facility sites: in America (Chicago, IL), in England (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thereby, covering practically the entire planet. At least from the point of view of the World Wide Web. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Alatalo Hosting' in a nutshell:
Shared Site Hosting Solutions
The initial detail we, at joutsenonapteekki.fi, have noticed is the modest prices of the shared web page hosting plans delivered by 'Alatalo Hosting'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared web hosting. The good news here is that the web hosting packages provided by 'Alatalo Hosting' are driven by an in-house devised, futuristic cloud web hosting platform (each hosting service, like mail, databases, web space hosting Control Panel, disk storage, DNS, stats, etc., is being served by a different set of servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting corporation on the Globe will have mammoth problems with, because cPanel is a single server based website hosting environment (each hosting service, like email, databases, web hosting CP, data storage, DNS, stats, and so on, runs on a single hosting server), cPanel is not open source (therefore the cPanel webspace hosting firms are not able to include extra functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file platform (they must make their own file platform), which is the prerequisite of any cloud web hosting service. Let's get back to the shared web site hosting packages, which are powered by a genuine clustered hosting solution. With a shared webspace hosting package, each client pays only for his/her package, thus retaining the price amazingly low (because many users are located on the same web hosting server). In brief, a shared hosting account, which is hosted on a clustered website hosting solution, allows you to pay just for the resources that you actually demand, precluding a scenario where you pay for a high-end webspace hosting account that you cannot truly utilize, or for a basic webspace hosting package that cannot accommodate your web site. The possibility to upgrade your account from one package to another with only 2 clicks gives you the flexibility to begin with a small package and upgrade as your web page grows. In this way, you save capital that you can expend on publicizing the web page while it is still novel. Each hosting account offered by 'Alatalo Hosting' includes an online website builder and over forty widely used script software platforms among them WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will economize you hundreds of dollars for website design services. 'Alatalo Hosting' supplies shared webspace hosting solutions in several different regions across the Globe. There is one server farm in Chicago covering the USA and Canada; 2 European data center facilities - in the United Kingdom and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia-Pacific region. In this way, almost the whole Globe is encompassed to provide you and your visitors with a steady and dependable webspace hosting solution at a nearby place. All in all, the shared hosting packages furnished 'Alatalo Hosting' are really well furnished and are available at a very modest price (starting from €2.69 for the Basic package).
Semi-dedicated Web Servers
To customers with little or no practice, a private virtual web server may seem problematic to handle. That's perhaps why 'Alatalo Hosting' also keeps semi-dedicated web hosting servers in its main North American server farm in Chicago. Managing these packages is comparable to managing a standard shared web hosting account through a webspace hosting Control Panel user interface. They have all the functionalities of a shared site hosting account such as a free-of-cost web site building tool and a web application installer, but the amount of system resources provided by a semi-dedicated web hosting server plan is many times bigger than that of a shared web site hosting package. For instance, the CPU power that can be used is nearly FIVE times as much as compared with the shared web site hosting accounts. When juxtaposed to a shared webspace hosting package, the number of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting plans is huge: 90 000 / hour. An unlimited hosted Top-Level Domain quota is a rule too. The semi-dedicated server web hosting packages do not arrive with complete server root access (we, at joutsenonapteekki.fi, deem this a slight negative point), but the plus is that they are administered through the same web space hosting CP interface as the shared plans. This means that a known graphical user interface is accessible by all customers who do not feel confident enough to administer a private virtual hosting server, yet require more power and system resources than a virtual web hosting server can bestow on them. This is like that because of the fact that the semi-dedicated hosting servers share the system resources of the same powerful first-class servers as the ones which accommodate the virtual private web server plans, yet, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to 30 per physical server), whereas the virtual web servers can reach a much higher number (eighty to 120 per physical server). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Alatalo Hosting' can be dubbed as being quite inexpensive (as far as price is concerned), beginning from €18.98 for the Mini plan.
In joutsenonapteekki.fi's opinion, large sites such as social networks, community and business portals or popular online stores with thousands of clients request a much more powerful web space hosting solution. It appears that the guys from 'Alatalo Hosting' have drawn the same conclusion as well. To live up to its customers' needs, 'Alatalo Hosting' delivers an array of dedicated web servers that can tackle millions of daily visits. That evaluation is based on the hardware specifications the dedicated web hosting servers have: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to 4 GB of RAM, two thousand gigabytes of web space and Gigabit network interface cards will beyond doubt guarantee the fast and stable performance of any sort of site. In 'Alatalo Hosting's opinion, the primary hardware configurations can be upgraded for more resource-requiring sites. We, from joutsenonapteekki.fi, believe that all dedicated server specifications provided by 'Alatalo Hosting' are also appropriate for starting a hosting reseller business as each and every web hosting server provides free-of-charge billing software and a cost-free domain reseller account. Sadly, the dedicated servers provided by 'Alatalo Hosting' are all unmanaged. We, at joutsenonapteekki.fi, consider this a small drawback, which can be amended by paying a monthly fee of €30.36 EUR. So, if you require assistance, the Managed Services upgrade includes a number of additional services such as a routine backup, software installation, dedicated server surveillance and troubleshooting procedures. An array of hosting Control Panel (CP) interfaces are available with each of the hosting servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (joutsenonapteekki.fi's) prediction is that the outstanding point-and-click File Manager included in the Hepsia webspace hosting Control Panel will probably render the recourse to any File Transfer Protocol software program futile. Our (joutsenonapteekki.fi's) inference is that the dedicated servers provided by 'Alatalo Hosting' don't appear to be very low priced (yet the Hepsia web space hosting Control Panel and the unlimited hosted domain name allowance will doubtlessly make you smile), starting from €37.95 for the Atom 2c package.