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An assessment of Astudillo Hosting

We, at blashkov.com, have chosen 'Astudillo Hosting' to be our current domain name and web hosting distributor. Therefore we presume that this concise assessment of 'Astudillo Hosting' is perhaps going to be very helpful for other folks from all around the World in search for domain name and web hosting solutions. We say folks from all around the Globe, since the simple truth is that 'Astudillo Hosting' currently distributes domain and hosting services in numerous data center locations: in the USA (Chicago, IL), in the UK (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Sweden (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). That way, covering approximately the whole planet. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could anticipate from 'Astudillo Hosting' in a few words:

Shared Website Hosting Services

The initial thing we, at blashkov.com, have discerned is the cut-rate prices of the shared web site hosting accounts furnished by 'Astudillo 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 site hosting accounts provided by 'Astudillo Hosting' are powered by a custom designed, state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform (each hosting service, like mail, databases, Control Panel, web space, DNS, statistics, etc., is being dealt with by a different stack of servers in a cluster). This is something ANY cPanel web hosting corporation on the Globe will have big problems with, because cPanel is a one-server based web site hosting platform (each hosting service, such as electronic mail, databases, hosting Control Panel, web space, DNS, statistics, and so on, is being served by a single web server), cPanel is not open source (therefore the cPanel web page hosting corporations are not able to include additional functionality and handle it the way they want it) and there is no open source file system (they must develop their own file platform), which is the prerequisite of any cloud web hosting service. Let's get back to the shared web space hosting plans, which are powered by a real cloud website hosting platform. With a shared website hosting account, each customer pays solely for his/her package, thus maintaining the hosting price very low (because many clients are hosted on the same web server). In brief, a shared hosting plan, which runs on a cloud webspace hosting solution, permits you to pay just for the resources that you actually demand, averting a situation where you pay for an advanced site hosting account that you cannot actually use, or for a tiny web hosting account that cannot host your web page. The ability to upgrade your account from one plan to another with only 2 clicks gives you the flexibility to begin with a tiny package and upgrade as your web presence expands. So, you economize capital that you can spend on promoting the site while it is still new. Each and every website hosting plan delivered by 'Astudillo Hosting' boasts an online website builder and more than forty widely used script platforms among them WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will economize you 100s of dollars for web page design services. 'Astudillo Hosting' provides shared web hosting accounts in several different regions around the World. There is one server farm in Chicago covering the United States and Canada; two European data center facilities - in the United Kingdom and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific region. Thus, virtually the whole World is covered to present you and your visitors with a steady and dependable site hosting solution at a desired location. All in all, the shared hosting accounts furnished 'Astudillo Hosting' are really well stocked and come at an attractive price (starting from $2.75 for the Starter plan).

Semi-dedicated Servers

To people with little or no practice, a VPS hosting server may appear problematic to administer. That's probably why 'Astudillo Hosting' also houses semi-dedicated servers in its main US datacenter facility in Chicago. Managing these packages is comparable to managing a typical shared web page hosting package via a web hosting CP tool. They have all the functionalities of a shared hosting plan such as a fee-free web site builder and a PHP script installer, but the system resource quota offered by a semi-dedicated server plan is many times larger 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 webspace hosting plans. When compared with a shared web hosting package, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting packages is big: 90 000 / hour. An unlimited hosted TLD quota is a rule too. The semi-dedicated hosting plans do not ship with full server root privileges (we, at blashkov.com, think of this as a slight negative point), but the advantage is that they are administered through the very same web space hosting CP tool as the shared site hosting packages. This means that a recognizable graphical environment is available to all clients who do not feel confident enough to administer a VPS hosting server, but at the same time demand more power and resources than a VPS hosting server can furnish them with. This is like that due to 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 Virtual Private Server packages, still, the number of the semi-dedicated servers is very low (somewhere between twenty to 30 per physical machine), whereas the virtual web servers can reach a much higher number (eighty to 120 per server). Having that information in mind, the semi-dedicated servers delivered by 'Astudillo Hosting' can be branded as being amazingly affordable (as far as cost is concerned), commencing from $20.00 for the Semi Dedicated 1 package.

Dedicated Web Servers

According to blashkov.com, huge web pages such as social networks, community and corporate web portals or famous online storefronts with thousands of customers request a much more powerful webspace hosting solution. It seems that the guys from 'Astudillo Hosting' have arrived at the same conclusion as well. To fulfil its customers' needs, 'Astudillo Hosting' supplies a collection of dedicated servers that can manage millions of daily hits. That estimate is based on the hardware configurations the dedicated web hosting servers are offering: many-core processors, up to 4 GB of RAM, 2000 gigabytes of storage space and Gigabit NICs will definitely guarantee the quick and stable performance of any sort of web site. According to 'Astudillo Hosting', the primary hardware configurations can be upgraded for more resource-demanding sites. We, from blashkov.com, believe that all dedicated server accounts provided by 'Astudillo Hosting' are also suitable for launching a hosting reseller business as each dedicated server includes free-of-charge invoicing transaction software and a charge-free domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated servers delivered by 'Astudillo Hosting' are all unmanaged. We, at blashkov.com, count this as a tiny weakness, which can be adjusted by paying a monthly fee of $32.00 USD. So, if you need help, the Managed Services upgrade provides a bunch of supplementary services such as a routine backup, software installation, hosting server surveillance and troubleshooting procedures. A number of site hosting CP (CP) tools are offered with each of the servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (blashkov.com's) prediction is that the splendid point and click File Manager available in the Hepsia web site hosting CP will probably render the recourse to any FTP software pointless. Our (blashkov.com's) inference is that the dedicated servers delivered by 'Astudillo Hosting' don't appear to be very inexpensive (still the Hepsia web hosting CP and the unlimited hosted domain name allowance will beyond doubt make you smile), beginning from $65.00 for the Atom 1 package.