Cloudware is designed in a way that even in the unlikely event when all its control servers go offline, the active Cloud servers on the hypervisors will continue to process uninterrupted. The redundancy is organized in an N+1 configuration, wherein the content and configuration of the main server is replicated in real time on at least one other server, which can automatically replace the first in case of failure. The network connectivity of the servers is completely redundant, and all connections go through several independent network controllers and devices.
Sofia Data center is the newest facility in the region and in the last few years it is the only one designed for data center from the planning stage. This is carrier neutral facility and provides high-speed Internet access and direct connectivity to Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Greece and Turkey. The international network has its main point-of-presence in Frankfurt, Germany and is also present in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Bucharest. The network has six independent optic routes through our European partners and crossborder Interconnects with Romania, Greece, Turkey, Serbia and Macedonia.
In order to build a node from source, run it and connect it to the Cardano mainnet, you need a Linux system(ie Ubuntu Server 20.04 LTS) with at least 4GB RAM and 24GB harddrive space and an Intel or AMD x86 processor with two or more cores, at 1.6GHz or faster. The servers should be hosted in Data center with reliable electrical power and fast redundant internet connection. Link to Cardano requirements and installation guide Another reason for choosing the Clowdware Platform is that it fulfils all Cardano mainnet requirements. You can order and operate servers with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, 4GB RAM and 2 core CPUs in just less than 5 minutes. The platform is fully automated and reliable.
You can configure firewall rules and IP config really easy and handy in order to secure the servers. Firewall rules are applied immediately and are fully automated. There is no need of opening tickets for manual change implementation.
Backup provides an efficient and secure way to store critical data and protection against losing it. Keep your infrastructure and data completely secure, whether you are facing growing amounts of data, adopting new business processes, or migrating to new applications, platforms or cloud.
We know that the cost of two servers in Hyperscalers like AWS, GCP or Azure with Cardano nodes requirements can be between 50 and 200 EU per month. Cloudware price for 4G Ram and 1 CPU is 15 EU/Month (without VAT).