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Key Features of CLOUDFORSPEED Hosting

We offer straightforward cloud-backed web hosting; with rocket performance, without the complicated technical investment in large company “cloud” ecosystems.

We have two main plan groups: Cyber Panel hosting (CP) and Direct Admin (DA) hosting.

What features we offer? See for yourself down below.

Rocket Features

Cloudforspeed Hosting boasts following technology to ensure your websites running smoothly:

LiteSpeed web server:

Both CP and DA run Litespeed Webserver. While hosting plans powered with Cyber Panel have Open Litespeed, the Direct Admin ones have Litespeed Enterprise.

Open Litespeed is the non-enterprise version of LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS). Created and built by the same team behind LiteSpeed Enterprise, the web server comes with similar power and performance.

OpenLiteSpeed contains all of the essential features found in LiteSpeed Enterprise, and represents the company’s commitment to support the Open Source community. Other than that, it is as powerful as its Enterprise edition.

LiteSpeed is a popular web browser around the world. It features event-driven processes, less overhead, more connections, and enormous scalability.

Running WordPress on LiteSpeed is faster and is capable to handle more requests (meaning more visitors) per seconds. See the benchmark result here, here, or here.

LSCache Compatible (CP and DA)

Since LiteSpeed is running on the servers, you can freely make use of LiteSpeed Cache to boost your website load performance. WordPress users can use LSCache plugin available free in the WordPress plugins repository.

Redis Cache (CP only)

Redis is an in-memory data structure project implementing a distributed, in-memory key-value database with optional durability (Wikipedia). In short, it is a caching mechanism employed to cache your database in server’s memory (RAM).

Normally, databases are stored in a storage (HDD, SSD, or NVME SSD). Temporarily storing it (caching) in memory will improve its performance significantly.

Redis is the best contender to Varnish and Memcache although the ways they work are different.

MariaDB MySQL Database (CP)

MariaDB is a community-developed, commercially supported fork of the MySQL relational database management system (Wikipedia). It’s made by the original developers of MySQL and guaranteed to stay free.

Since MariaDB is a fork of MySQL, the database structure and indexes of MariaDB are the same as MySQL. This allows you to switch from MySQL to MariaDB without having to alter your applications since the data and data structures will not need to change.

MariaDB sports faster and safer replication with updates being up to 2x faster than with traditional MySQL Replication setups.

MariaDB is faster and better than the original MySQL server (Check here or here).

Multiple PHP with GUI Selector

Need a specific version of PHP? No need to worry! Our hosting platform features multiple PHP versions you can choose to use.

Versions available in the selector tool:

  • PHP 4.4 (DA only)
  • PHP 5.1 (DA only)
  • PHP 5.2 (DA only)
  • PHP 5.3 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 5.4 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 5.5 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 5.6 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 7.0 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 7.1 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 7.2 (CP & DA)
  • PHP 7.3 (CP & DA)

You can easily choose or switch to another PHP version easily via the graphical user interface.

CloudLinux (DA only)

CloudLinux OS is based on the CentOS operating system. It is essentially a set of kernel modifications to the Linux distribution that implements features to enable system administrators to take fine grained control of their server’s resource use, isolating users so that problems with one account don’t degrade the service for others.

Cloud linux virtualizes user accounts called as LVE ( LightWeight Virtual Environment ). Each LVE is allotted a certain amount of resources (Memory, CPU etc.). In cloud linux hosting environment the limits are put in place to protect against abusers and bad scripts, and not restrict normal usage of an account.

Shortly, with Cloudlinux in place, you can have similar-to-VPS experience in a shared hosting platform.

One-click Auto SSL via Let’s Encrypt (CP and DA)

Issuing SSL could never be so easy! Thanks to the on-click SSL certificate tool, you can now deploy SSL certificate easily and freely.

Other key features

  1. HTTP/2 connection
  2. Cyberpanel hosting control panel
  3. Direct Admin hosting control panel
  4. Cloud Linux (DA only)
  5. File Manager (web based)
  6. Rainloop Webmail (CP only)
  7. Squirrelmail and Roundcube (DA only)
  8. Immunify Anti Virus (DA only)
  9. Lightweight DNS server (PowerDNS)
  10. Free DNS Management
  11. SpamAssasin
  12. Firewall
  13. Responsive FTP server (PureFTPD)
  14. PhpMyAdmin database management
  15. Cronjobs
  16. open_basedir setting
  17. Git support
  18. Application installer (WordPress, Joomla, Git, Prestashop) (CP).
  19. Softaculous apps installer (DA only)
  20. Clone and Staging (WordPress) (CP).
  21. Node.js app compatible.

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