Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for MariaDB Hosting
General Questions for MariaDB Hosting
01 . What service do you provide?
What we provide is a fully managed MariaDB-as-a-Service hosting service.
02 . What does the fully managed hosting service mean?
Fully managed MariaDB hosting means that all MariaDB databases on our platform are completely managed by us. Our maintenance work includes but not limited to the application deployment, migration, backup, security and upgrade, leaving you time and energy to stay focused on the application development.
03 . How is the support provided?
Most MariaDB related work can be done in our MariaDB hosting control panel. As to those that cannot be finished in the control panel, you can get professional help from our staff.
04 . How do you support your clients?
Our support can be approached via email or ticket.
05 . Can I speak to a support representative by phone, Skype, or video conferencing?
We currently offer support by email and ticket only. The live chat support will be available soon.
06 . When is your technical support available for current clients?
Our technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
07 . Are all your departments open 24 hours a day?
No. Our Billing and Sales Departments are open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
08 . What is the philosophy behind your managed MariaDB hosting service?
Our philosophy is to provide enterprise MariaDB hosting services with affordable prices to small and medium-sized businesses.
Technical Questions for MariaDB Hosting
01 . Does your managed MariaDB support SSL connection?
Yes. The SSL connection is enabled by default for each newly created MariaDB database on our cheap MariaDB hosting platform.
02 . Do you have a daily backup for my MariaDB database?
Yes. Our MariaDB Kubernetes platform takes daily backup for each database and keeps each backup for 7 days.
03 . Is there anything that prevents us from migrating our MariaDB database to other providers?
No. We run standard MariaDB on our platform. We are happy to help you with the migration whenever you need.
04 . Can I take backups of my database in your cheap MariaDB hosting?
Yes. You can back up the individual databases via our MariaDB hosting control panel and download them.
05 . Do you have access limits to my MariaDB databases in the cheap MariaDB hosting service?
No. We do not set limits on your access to the databases.
06 . How can I manage my MariaDB databases and users?
You can manage databases and users in the control panel in our cheap MariaDB hosting.
07 . Do you support shared hosting in your cheap MariaDB hosting?
No. We don’t support shared MariaDB hosting.
08 . What cloud providers and regions do you support in your cheap MariaDB hosting?
We support the private cloud in our Dallas data center currently. We are building more data centers and will support most of the popular public cloud providers in more regions in the near future.
09 . What’s your MariaDB hosting environment for my MariaDB databases?
Our MariaDB hosting environment is built on our self-developed cloud application management platform, a MariaDB-as-a-Service hosting platform.
10 . What’s your MariaDB-as-a-Service hosting platform?
It is our quick evolving MariaDB hosting solution. It takes advantage of container technology and Kubernetes, which is the most popular and dominant container-orchestration system.
11 . What makes you different from your competitors?
We have a self-developed and quick evolving MariaDB hosting platform based on the latest cloud computing technology, including Kubernetes and container. Our long-term strategy is to provide enterprise-level service with the most competitive price.
12 . Why choose us?
Providing the best fully managed MariaDB service is our ultimate goal. We always appreciate our clients’ new requests and take them as big chances and great motivations. This mentality helps us push our service level further beyond.
13 . What MariaDB storage engine do you support?
We currently support InnoDB for our cheap MariaDB hosting.
14 . How can I migrate my MariaDB database onto your platform?
We support the standard MariaDB tool to restore your local backup onto our MariaDB’s Kubernetes-based platform.
15 . Is your MariaDB instance shared?
No. Our fully managed MariaDB on Kubernetes is based on standalone MariaDB instance.
16 . Can I monitor my MariaDB database’s performance?
Our MariaDB hosting control panel has comprehensive measurements for each MariaDB deployment. However, we don’t support real-time performance monitoring.
17 . Do you support MariaDB Cluster?
No, We support single-instance MariaDB deployment.
Sales Questions for MariaDB Hosting
01 . Can I try MariaDB hosting plans before payment?
Yes. New clients can have a six-month free trial.
02 . What MariaDB hosting plan should I start with?
If you are not sure what plan you should start with, you can choose a primitive plan and upgrade to a higher level when necessary. Our MariaDB hosting plan upgrade is very smooth here. There is almost no downtime during the process.
03 . How long does it take to set up my MariaDB Cluster?
The deployment of a MariaDB on our platform can be a matter of minutes, even seconds.
04 . Do you have a download file and IP that I can test the network speed?
Yes. You can test our network speed from 200MB File. Test IP:188.8.131.52.
05 . Do you offer any network and server uptime guarantee?
Yes. We offer a 99.9% uptime guarantee for our network and all servers.
06 . What does your six-month free MariaDB hosting mean?
The free trial services are the same as our paid services essentially, but free of charge for the first six months.
07 . What happens when my free trial is over?
Our sales representatives will contact you before the end of the six-month free trial. Your input to our service is highly appreciated. At that time, how to change a free trial service to a paid one will be instructed as well.
08 . How many free trial deployments can I have?
Two deployments are allowed during the trial.
09 . Can I end my trial and upgrade the plan?
Of course. You can upgrade to the paid subscription at any time during the free trial. Thank you.
Currently, we accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB, Discover, Diners Club, PayPal, Wire Transfer and Check. If using a non-instant form of payment, your service deployment will be delayed until the payment clears. Wire Transfer must be over $100. The paper check is for US clients only.
02 . How can I get a lower price?
You can get it by choosing a longer billing cycle. The longer the billing cycle is, the lower the price is.