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What “Unlimited” means

A1Hosting does not set a cap on the amount of space and bandwidth a single shared hosting subscriber can use. Subject to terms and conditions, A1Hosting makes every commercially reasonable effort to provide it’s hosting subcribers with all the storage and bandwidth needs to power their websites successfully, as long as the Subscriber’s use of the service complies with these Terms. By offering unlimited resources, we are able to provide simple, fixed pricing to our hosting Subscribers as they grow their business online. As a result, a typical website may experience periods of great popularity and resulting increased storage without experiencing any associated increase in hosting charges.

What “Unlimited” DOES NOT mean

A1Hosting employs complex mechanisms to protect its hosting Subscribers and systems from any kind of abuse. A1Hosting’s “Unlimited” hosting offering is not for single or few hosting subscribers to unfairly or adversely impact the experience of other hosting Subscribers. A1Hosting’s service is offering shared hosting service, which means that multiple hosting Subscriber’s websites are hosted from the same server and share server resources. A1Hosting’s service is designed to meet the typical needs of small and medium sized businesses across globe. It is NOT intended to support the sustained demand of large enterprises, or non-typical applications better suited to a VPS or a dedicated server. A1Hosting will make every commercially reasonable effort to provide additional resources to Subscribers who are using their website(s) consistent with these Terms, including moving Subscribers to newer and bigger shared servers as necessary. However, in order to ensure a consistent and quality experience for all Subscribers, A1Hosting does place automated safeguards to protect against any website growing too quickly and adversely impacting the system until A1Hosting can evaluate said sites resource needs.

Unlimited Hosting Space; excessive SQL Database

A1Hosting does not set any specific limits on the amount of disk space a hosting subscriber can use for their website, nor does A1Hosting charge additional fees based on an increased amount of storage used, provided the hosting subscriber’s use of storage complies with these Terms. Please note, however, that the A1Hosting service is designed to host websites. A1Hosting does NOT provide unlimited hosting for online storage, videos, images, audio, games, installers, executable files, backups, or archiving of electronic files, documents, log files, web spider or indexer, irc, torrent, file sharing, peer-to-peer activities, testing environment etc., and any such prohibited use of the Services will result in the termination of hosting subscriber’s account, with or without notice. Accounts with an excessive database size (i.e., more than 1 GB) negatively affect the performance of the server. A1Hosting may request that the database size be reduced to ensure proper performance or may disable the Subscriber’s account, with or without notice. Hosting subscriber’s can create multiple databases however size of each database should not be more than 1 GB.

Unlimited File Transfer

A1Hosting does not set any limits on the amount of visitor traffic a website can receive or on the amount of content a hosting subscriber can upload to his/her/its website in a given month, nor does A1Hosting charge additional fees based on increased use of bandwidth, as long as the hosting subscriber’s use of the Services complies with these Terms. In most cases, a hosting subscriber’s website will be able to support as much traffic as the hosting subscriber can legitimately acquire. However, A1Hosting reserves the right to limit processor time, bandwidth, processes, or memory in cases where it is necessary to prevent negatively impacting other hosting subscribers.

Unacceptable Resource Usage

  • Run cron entries with intervals of less than fifteen (15) minutes.
  • Run any MySQL queries longer than thirty (30) seconds.
  • Use twenty-five percent (25%) or more of our system resources for longer than ninety (90) seconds at a time. Activities that could cause this excessive use, include but are not limited to: CGI scripts, FTP, PHP, HTTP, etc.
  • The size of each mail box should not exceed 5GB and combined mail box size per domain should not exceed 50GB.

Resource Allocation

Unlimited Hosting

Server ResourcesStarterBusinessPremium
CPU Core1.534
RAM2 GB3 GB5 GB
Concurrent connections (EP)50100200
Number of processes (nPROC)100200400
IO Limit1Mbps1Mbps1Mbps

Reseller Hosting

Resources Per cPanel AccountStarter/Business/Premium
CPU Core1
RAM1 GB
Concurrent connections (EP)30
Number of processes (nPROC)50
IO Limit1Mbps

Business Hosting

Server Resources
CPU Core4
RAM4 GB
Concurrent connections (EP)200
Number of processes (nPROC)400
IO Limit1Mbps

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