Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for CockroachDB Hosting
General Questions for CockroachDB Hosting
01 . What service do you provide?
What we provide is a fully managed CockroachDB-as-a-Service hosting service.
02 . What does the fully managed hosting service mean?
Fully managed CockroachDB hosting means that all CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB related work can be done in our CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB hosting service?
Our philosophy is to provide enterprise CockroachDB hosting services with affordable prices to small and medium-sized businesses.
Technical Questions for CockroachDB Hosting
01 . Does your managed CockroachDB support SSL connection?
Yes. The SSL connection is enabled by default for each newly created CockroachDB database on our cheap CockroachDB hosting platform.
02 . Do you have a daily backup for my CockroachDB database?
Yes. Our CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB database to other providers?
No. We run standard CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB hosting?
Yes. You can back up the individual databases via our CockroachDB hosting control panel and download them.
05 . Do you have access limits to my CockroachDB databases in the cheap CockroachDB hosting service?
No. We do not set limits on your access to the databases.
06 . How can I manage my CockroachDB databases and users?
You can manage databases and users in the control panel in our cheap CockroachDB hosting.
07 . Do you support shared hosting in your cheap CockroachDB hosting?
No. We don’t support shared CockroachDB hosting.
08 . What cloud providers and regions do you support in your cheap CockroachDB 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 . Is your CockroachDB node shared?
No. Our fully managed CockroachDB on Kubernetes is based on single node CockroachDB and multi-node CockroachDB.
10 . Can I monitor my CockroachDB database’s performance?
Our CockroachDB Kubernetes control panel has comprehensive measurements for each single-node and multi-node CockroachDB. However, we don’t support real time performance monitoring.
11 . Do you support CockroachDB cluster?
Yes. In our cheap Cockroach hosting, HA CockroachDB plans are fully managed CockroachDB. Each cluster consists of 3 nodes.
12 . What’s your CockroachDB hosting environment for my CockroachDB databases?
Our CockroachDB hosting environment is built on our self-developed cloud application management platform, a CockroachDB-as-a-Service hosting platform.
13 . What’s your CockroachDB-as-a-Service hosting platform?
It is our quick evolving CockroachDB hosting solution. It takes advantage of container and Kubernetes, which is the most popular and dominant container-orchestration system.
14 . What makes you different from your competitors?
We have a self-developed and quick evolving CockroachDB 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.
15 . Why choose us?
Providing the best fully managed CockroachDB service is our ultimate goal. We always appreciate our clients’ new requests and take them as our opportunities and sources of our motivations. This mentality helps us push our service level further beyond.
Sales Questions for CockroachDB Hosting
01 . Can I try CockroachDB hosting plans before payment?
Yes. New clients can have a six-month free trial.
02 . What CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB 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 CockroachDB Cluster?
The deployment of a CockroachDB 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:220.127.116.11.
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 CockroachDB hosting mean?
The free trial services are the same as our paid services essentially, but free of charge for the first six months.
07 . Does the free trial have any limits, compared with the paid service?
No. There are no limits. The functions/ features of both services are comparable.
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.
10 . How many free trial deployments can I have?
Two deployments are allowed during the trial.
11 . 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.
Billing Questions for CockroachDB Hosting
01 . What payment methods do you support?
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.