Our all-inclusive worry-free hosting service leaves nothing to be desired.
We host the DaqMon application on industrial-grade cloud hardware in secure data-centres around the world and handle all the tedious configuration, backup and maintenance chores for you.
Data Centre Locations
Germany: Nuremberg, Falkenstein, Frankfurt
USA: Newark, Atlanta, Dallas, Fremont
CPU: up-to-date CPU models from AMD and Intel
from 2 up to 32 cores
RAM: configurable amount of RAM depending on your use-case: from 4GB up to 192GB
Fast storage: NVMe SSDs provide fast access times
and storage from 20GB up to 3840GB
RAID systems decrease the risk of data loss when a storage device fails
Automatic Upgrades: The hosting providers upgrade the underlying hardware of the cloud servers constantly: so you will eventually get newer CPUs/RAM/storage devices without additional cost
Cloud servers can easily be scaled with minimal downtime.
A typical use-case is that you start with a small server, but after some months you realize that you need more storage space or computing power. We can easily take a backup and restore the backup on a better server that has more storage space, more RAM or CPU cores.
Really fast and reliable Internet connection
High up- and download speed
Multiple-redundant network connections make sure that issues of one provider don't affect your application
Fibre-optic network for maximum speed
Direct connections to important Internet exchanges
Redundant network infrastructure: Routers, Switches, ...
Public static IP address included
We take care of the whole server management:
Operating system security updates include a live-kernel patching service to avoid server-reboots
User-land security updates of all relevant programs and libraries
The hosting providers monitoring system can send alerts to proactively replace hardware that is about to fail
We use the hosting providers native backup features to make multiple full system-backups. These backups can be created while the system is running and can easily be restored on the same server or on a brand new server
Optional Domain Service
DDoS protection: to prevent Denial Of Service attacks where perpetrators try to make the servers unavailable by flooding them with requests
Redundant power supply systems to provide uninterruptible power supply: in the unlikely case of a power outage, the data-centres autonomous power-generators (e.g. diesel aggregates) can deliver the required power for a long period of time. In addition to that, there is often an additional battery-based emergency system that will make sure that the server can be shut down gracefully to decrease the risk of data corruption.
Fire protection: e.g. special in-house fire-extinguishers that don't destroy the servers, early warning systems with a direct connection to the local fire department, special door locking systems
see Security for more info
Cloud hosting providers have dedicated teams of highly educated security-experts that work 24/7 to protect and monitor their data-centres.
Data-centres are protected by several layers of specialized security software which in turn is monitored, regularly updated and validated.
Physical security of the servers in data-centres is very strict. Hosting providers employ 24/7 guard staff, video surveillance, biometric authentication, electronic access-control, etc. This makes it virtually impossible to go straight to a server and connect a USB stick. Compare this to the on-premise servers that are often accessible by everyone (even visitors).
Security is not a one-off job. It requires ongoing financial and human effort to keep systems up-to-date.
Hosting providers deploy monitoring software that can detect unusual activities and react immediately, even to new threads.
Hosting providers routinely test their systems and run robust risk management programs to proactively avoid any security issues.