A CloudSite is an application name space that is completely separated from other applications both logically and physically; a self-contained name space with its own resources.
Yes — we offer backups which we can restore data from however we strongly recommend you frequently make your own backups in the control panel.
Yes — you can set up your site using our domain manager under a specific CloudSite.
GearHost does not offer SMTP support directly. For sending email within your application we recommend you signup with a service like SendGrid or Mailgun, both of which offer free accounts.
No. However we are currently developing an API and it will be available within Q1 of 2015. For a beta invite please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
All GearHost physical nodes are connected via gigabit ethernet to switches, which are uplinked to our aggregators and core routers. All core routers are uplinked via 10-gigE uplinks to providers.
Intel® Xeon® E5 2600 v3 processors or better.
We do not currently support the ability to create custom plans where resources can be increased independently. The plans that we provide logically bring resources together and allow us to most effectively distribute virtual machines across the backend (as well as deliver the most competitive price to our customers).
We are excited to hear feedback from you. To submit feature requests and suggestions, please visit our developer's forum where you can add, discuss, and vote on features.