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An assessment of Travaz

We, at salbadcock.com, have chosen 'Travaz' to be our present domain name and hosting vendor. Therefore we presume that this concise evaluation of 'Travaz' is probably going to be very useful for other individuals from all over the Globe who need domain name and web hosting services. We say folks from all around the Globe, since the simple truth is that 'Travaz' currently provides domain and hosting services in multiple datacenter locations: in the United States of America (Chicago, IL), in the UK (Maidenhead, 20 miles outside London), in Scandinavia (Stockholm) and in Australia (Sydney). Thereby, encompassing almost the whole Earth. At least as far as the Internet is concerned. So, here is what you could expect from 'Travaz' in brief:

Shared Website Hosting Services

The initial detail we, at salbadcock.com, have perceived is the cut-rate prices of the shared site hosting solutions delivered by 'Travaz'. Shared doesn't sound very well, does it? Well, that's what it is referred to as: shared web hosting. The good thing here is that the site hosting packages furnished by 'Travaz' are driven by a custom built, innovative cloud web hosting platform (each web hosting service, such as mail, databases, CP, data storage, DNS, statistics, etc., is being handled by an individual host of hosting servers in a cluster). This is something EVERY cPanel web hosting supplier on the Globe will have big troubles with, since cPanel is a one single server based web page hosting environment (each hosting service, like mail, databases, webspace hosting Control Panel, disk space, DNS, stats, and so on, runs on one and the same hosting server), cPanel is not open source (that is why the cPanel site hosting vendors are not able to add extra functionality and handle it the way they want it) and there is no open source file system (they have to invent their own file system), which is the basis of any cloud web hosting service. Let's go back to the shared web hosting packages, which are powered by a genuine cloud site hosting system. With a shared site hosting package, each client pays just for his/her account, thus maintaining the web hosting price really low (since many users share the same web hosting server). To cut a long story short, a shared hosting account, which is being served by a cloud webspace hosting solution, enables you to pay just for the reserves that you indeed require, evading a situation where you pay for a feature-rich web site hosting account that you cannot really utilize, or for a low-end hosting account that cannot host your website. The ability to upgrade your account from one plan to another with only 2 clicks grants you the flexibility to kick off with a small package and upgrade as your site expands. Thus, you economize money that you can invest in advertising the site while it is still novel. Each and every website hosting plan furnished by 'Travaz' comprises an online website builder and over 40 popular script platforms such as WordPress, Joomla, Zen Cart and Moodle that will spare you 100s of dollars for web design services. 'Travaz' offers shared web space hosting packages in several different geographical regions across the World. There is one datacenter facility in Chicago covering the US and Canada; 2 European server farms - in Britain and in Sweden; and another one in Australia, which encompasses the Asia Pacific region. That way, approximately the entire World is covered to present you and your web site's visitors with a steady and fast web page hosting solution at a nearby place. On the whole, the shared hosting solutions offered 'Travaz' are really well equipped and come at a very reasonable price (starting from A$5.18 for the Simple package).

Semi-dedicated Hosting Servers

To customers with little or no experience, a VPS hosting server may seem troublesome to handle. That's probably why 'Travaz' also stores semi-dedicated hosting servers in its principal American server farm in Chicago. Handling these plans is similar to managing a typical shared web hosting account via a Control Panel tool. They have all the features of a shared site hosting plan such as a free website builder and a web app installer, but the system resource quota typical of a semi-dedicated web hosting package is many times greater than that of a shared package. For example, the central processing unit power that can be utilized is about 5 times as much as compared to the shared web page hosting accounts. When contrasted with a shared web page hosting account, the quota of database queries added within the semi-dedicated hosting accounts is vast: 90 000 / hour. An unlimited hosted domain name allowance is a norm as well. The semi-dedicated web server packages do not include complete server root access (we, at salbadcock.com, regard this as a small downside), but the advantage is that they are managed via the same web page hosting Control Panel user interface as the shared hosting packages. This suggests that a recognizable graphical interface is accessible by all customers who do not have enough self-condifence to administer a VPS hosting server, yet need more power and reserves than a virtual server can deliver. This is like that due to the fact that the semi-dedicated web servers share the system resources of the same powerful high-class hosting servers as the ones which host the VPS server hosting plans, still, the number of the semi-dedicated web servers is very low (somewhere between twenty to thirty per server), while the virtual private web hosting servers can reach a much higher number (eighty to 120 per server). Having that information in mind, the semi-dedicated servers offered by 'Travaz' can be dubbed as being very cheap (as far as cost is concerned), starting from A$28.67 for the Mini plan.

Dedicated Servers

In salbadcock.com's opinion, enormous web pages such as social networks, community and corporate web portals or famous online shops with 1000s of customers demand a much more powerful web site hosting solution. It seems that the blokes from 'Travaz' have reached the same conclusion as well. To live up to its users' expectations, 'Travaz' supplies a number of dedicated web hosting servers that can tackle millions of daily hits. That evaluation stands on the hardware specs the dedicated web hosting servers arrive with: Dual and Quad-core processors, up to four GB of RAM, two thousand gigabytes of data storage and Gigabit network cards will doubtlessly ensure the quick and stable performance of any type of site. In 'Travaz's opinion, the original hardware specifications can be upgraded for more system resource-demanding sites. We, from salbadcock.com, think that all dedicated server solutions delivered by 'Travaz' are also suitable for commencing a hosting reseller business as every hosting server provides free-of-charge invoice transaction software and a cost-free domain reseller account. Unfortunately, the dedicated hosting servers provided by 'Travaz' are all unmanaged. We, at salbadcock.com, think that this is a tiny minus, which can be amended by paying a monthly tax which amounts to A$55.20 AUD. So, if you demand aid, the Managed Services upgrade includes a bouquet of supplementary services such as a routine backup, software installation, server monitoring and troubleshooting procedures. A selection of web page hosting Control Panel (CP) user interfaces are available with each of the servers - Hepsia, cPanel and DirectAdmin. Our (salbadcock.com's) prognosis is that the impressive point-and-click File Manager offered by the Hepsia web page hosting Control Panel will possibly render the recourse to any FTP software futile. Our (salbadcock.com's) inference is that the dedicated servers furnished by 'Travaz' don't appear to be very modestly priced (yet the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and the unmetered hosted domain quotas will undoubtedly make you smile), starting from A$250.11 for the Xeon Scalable 8c package.