A survey of Gigantic Server

We, at taddei.dk, have selected 'Gigantic Server' to be our current domain and hosting vendor. Hence we presume that this short assessment of 'Gigantic Server' is perhaps going to be very useful for other individuals from all over the Globe in need of domain name and web hosting solutions. We state people from all around the Globe, because the mere fact is that 'Gigantic Server' currently distributes domain and hosting services in several datacenter sites: in America (Chicago, IL), in the United Kingdom (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thus, encompassing practically the whole Earth. At least from the point of view of the Internet. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Gigantic Server' in a nutshell:

Shared Web Hosting Accounts

The initial detail we, at taddei.dk, have perceived is the affordable prices of the shared web site hosting solutions supplied by 'Gigantic Server'. Shared doesn't seem very good, does it? Well, that's what it is called: shared web hosting. The good news here is that the webspace hosting plans delivered by 'Gigantic Server' are driven by an in-house designed, advanced cloud web hosting solution (each web hosting service, such as mail, databases, web page hosting CP, web space, DNS, statistics, and so on, is being run on a different bunch of hosting servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting firm in the World will have enormous troubles with, since cPanel is a one-server based website hosting platform (each hosting service, such as email, databases, web site hosting CP, data storage, DNS, statistics, and so on, is being run on one and the same web server), cPanel is not open source (therefore the cPanel web space hosting distributors are unable to add extra functionality and handle it the way they need it) and there is no open source file system (they need to design their own file system), which is the foundation of any cloud web hosting service. Let's go back to the shared web page hosting packages, which are powered by a real cloud web space hosting platform. With a shared account, each customer pays just for his/her account, thus maintaining the price amazingly low (because many users are located on the same web server). To cut a long story short, a shared hosting package, which is being served by a cloud web site hosting system, permits you to pay solely for the resources that you really demand, escaping a situation where you pay for a powerful web space hosting package that you cannot truly use, or for a low-end website hosting account that cannot host your web page. The possibility to upgrade your account from one package to another with just two clicks of the mouse grants you the flexibility to commence with a low-end package and upgrade as your web site expands. Hence, you economize funds that you can invest in advertising the web page while it is still new. Each hosting package offered by 'Gigantic Server' includes an online web site builder and more than forty widely used script-driven platforms among them WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will economize you 100s of dollars for web site design services. 'Gigantic Server' delivers shared hosting accounts in a number of different geographical regions around the World. There is one datacenter in Chicago covering the United States of America and Canada; two European server farms - in England and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which covers the Asia Pacific. In this way, almost the entire Earth is encompassed to present you and your visitors with a steady and fast web space hosting solution at a nearby location. Altogether, the shared hosting packages supplied 'Gigantic Server' are really well stocked and are available at a very cheap price (starting from $6.08 for the Economy plan).

Semi-dedicated Web Servers

To users with little or no practice, a private virtual web hosting server may appear problematic to handle. That's perhaps why 'Gigantic Server' also offers semi-dedicated servers in its principal US data center in Chicago. Administering these accounts is comparable to administering a conventional shared website hosting plan through a site hosting Control Panel GUI. They have all the functionalities of a shared website hosting package such as a fee-free web site building tool and a web application installer, but the system resource quota offered by a semi-dedicated server plan is many times bigger than that of a shared web page hosting package. For instance, the central processing unit power that can be used is nearly FIVE times as much as compared with the shared web site hosting accounts. When contrasted with a shared web space hosting account, the quota of database queries included within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is huge: 90 000 / hour. An unmetered hosted top-level domain name allowance is a trend too. The semi-dedicated web server hosting packages do not ship with root access (we, at taddei.dk, consider this a tiny inconvenience), but the good point is that they are managed via the very same site hosting Control Panel tool as the shared web site hosting accounts. This goes to say that a recognizable graphical environment is offered to all users who do not have enough self-condifence to manage a private virtual server, but at the same time are in need of more power and supplies than a virtual private web server can provide them with. This is like that because of the fact that the semi-dedicated web hosting servers share the resources of the same powerful high-class servers as the ones which accommodate the VPS web server packages, still, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between 20 to thirty per physical server), while the Virtual Private Servers can reach a much bigger number (eighty to a hundred and twenty per physical machine). Having that info in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Gigantic Server' can be branded as being amazingly cheap (as far as price is concerned), commencing from $20.00 for the Galaxy package.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

According to taddei.dk, big web pages such as social networks, community and business web portals or famous online shops with thousands of clients call for a much more powerful web hosting environment. It seems that the chaps from 'Gigantic Server' have drawn the same conclusion too. To live up to its clients' requirements, 'Gigantic Server' provides a bouquet of dedicated web hosting servers that can cope with millions of daily visits. That estimation rests on the hardware configurations the dedicated hosting servers are offering: many-core processors, up to four GB of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of web space and Gigabit network cards will undoubtedly ensure the fast and stable performance of any kind of site. According to 'Gigantic Server', the primary hardware specifications can be upgraded for more resource-requiring websites. We, from taddei.dk, deem that all dedicated server configurations delivered by 'Gigantic Server' are also suitable for initiating a hosting reseller business as each and every dedicated server comes with free billing transaction software platform and a free-of-cost domain reseller account. Sadly, the dedicated web servers provided by 'Gigantic Server' are all unmanaged. We, at taddei.dk, think of this as a little disadvantage, which can be righted by paying a monthly tax which amounts to $36.00 USD. So, if you require assistance, the Managed Services upgrade provides a bouquet of supplementary services such as a routine backup, software installation, dedicated web hosting server monitoring and troubleshooting procedures. A bunch of webspace hosting CP (CP) user interfaces are offered with each of the dedicated servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (taddei.dk's) forecast is that the magnificent drag-and-drop File Manager available in the Hepsia web space hosting CP will possibly make the utilization of any FTP client futile. Our (taddei.dk's) inference is that the dedicated servers offered by 'Gigantic Server' don't seem to be very cheap (yet the Hepsia web page hosting Control Panel and the unmetered hosted domain name quotas will no doubt make you smile), beginning from $40.00 for the Atom 2c package.