Diesel Release Notes and Bugs

We are happy to announce the Beta release of our new version of CloudSite hosting. To get access to this platform please open a support ticket. This new environment code named Diesel offers many new features over the current release. This thread will be used to track the release notes and you can give us feedback on issues or bugs you might be having! Here are some new features of the Diesel Hosting platform:

  • Complete hardware and network redesign
  • Performance increased by over 10X
  • Uptime will be offered at 99.999% on launch, less than 6min of downtime per year
  • Multiple CloudSite Regions both in the US and EU data centers
  • All .NET and .NET Core native support, no longer self contained deployments
  • Support for PHP 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4 including WinCache
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2019 with backward compatibility of version 2008 databases and above
  • MySQL Server 5 and 8

(Feb 7, 2020)

  • Added: CloudSite region support in London is now live
  • Changed: CloudSite instance scaling is now only available on the Enterprise plan as expected
  • Changed: Hostnames for publishing have been changed to publish.{RegionCode}.gearhost.com
  • Changed: Preview URL for a CloudSite is now {CloudSiteName}.{RegionCode}.gearhost.cloud
  • Fixed: Many UI improvements

(Jan 28, 2020)

  • Critical: All beta CloudSites have been reset to make way for the new software
  • Added: CloudSite instance scale added to Professional and Enterprise however will change to Enterprise only in the next update
  • Changed: Updated UI for Add CloudSite
  • Changed: During beta all CloudSite regions are disabled with exception to Iowa (US1)
  • Fixed: Deleting a CloudSite
  • Fixed: CPU and Memory resources correctly assigned to a CloudSite based on plan selected during creation

(Jan 24, 2020)

  • Fixed: Only registrable domains can be added to DNS
  • Changed: Multiple UI improvements

(Jan 23, 2020)

  • Added: Frankfurt (EU2) added to CloudSite regions
  • Added: London (EU1) added to CloudSite regions
  • Added: PHP upgraded to 7.4.2
  • Added: FTP over TLS (FTPS) support
  • Changed: Support for regions added to Add CloudSite UI
  • Fixed: Adding a Hostname under a CloudSite now works as expected