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  1. Multiple webroots per single application

    More advanced PHP applications can have multiple webroots accessed via different subdomains. For example, one is the public website for customers (www.mydomain.com) and another for the staff (accounts.mydomain.com).

    For example, Cloudways is advertising support for Yii Framework (https://www.cloudways.com/en/yii-hosting.php). This framework implements the mentioned architecture in the following way:

    https://www.yiiframework.com/extension/yiisoft/yii2-app-advanced/doc/guide/2.0/en/structure-directories

    There are "frontend" and "backend" modules in the application directory and each of them has a separate webroot. The configuration could look like this:

    www.mydomain.com -> /path/to/yii-application/frontend/web/
    accounts.mydomain.com -> /path/to/yii-application/backend/web/

    This could be even configured on a basic cPanel hosting. I have already asked on the support…

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  2. A solution with rsync, sql parallelism and a load balancer will be great.

    A solution with rsync, sql parallelism and a load balancer will be great.
    It is important for some sites to have 0% downtime.

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  3. GeoIP with Varnish 4 vmod

    I have GeoIP country switcher on my woocommerce site.
    But when I use with Varnish, it forces back to the country which the GeoIP detects instead of the one user wahts to change to. Once Varnish deactivated, country switcher works properly. First detection correct as well as manual change of the country possible.
    This module should solve the issue.
    https://guides.wp-bullet.com/cache-woocommerce-currency-geoip-varnish-4-vmod/

    1 vote
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  4. Add Database Server like RDS for multi server applications.

    Multi-server applications are very common these days.
    Example: Application files on one server and Database on another server like RDS.
    We need such option to put our large applications onto it.

    2 votes
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  5. Wildcard SSL for multisite but also works for mapped domains

    Right now we have two options for having SSL working for WordPress networks. We can have a wildcard SSL certificate OR we manually map domains to each subsite. It would be nice of we could have both.

    Thank you

    8 votes
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  6. DigitalOcean High CPU Instance Support

    You support high cpu instances for AWS and Google Cloud but not DigitalOcean.

    Can you include support for choosing different instance types for DigitalOcean such as their high CPU Instance?

    1 vote
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  7. Server Monitoring Details - Adding back "2 Hours" and "6 Hours" timeframes

    On "Server Monitoring --> Details" the timeframes of "2 Hours" and "6 Hours" should be added back. They're very usefull and missed.

    1 vote
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  8. It would be great to see a dedicated service (virtual dedicated, metal dedicated or otherwise) that support custom OS installations

    It would be great to see a dedicated service (virtual dedicated, metal dedicated or otherwise) that support custom OS installations from ISO with temporary console access (or permanent console access won't hurt)

    1 vote
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  9. What a joke on the TRIAL

    Trial, 2GB Ram, 50GB disk space, and 25GB bandwidth!!! I downloaded 35GB files, and I deleted, and downloaded 10GB files again, extracted, and the server was turned OFF "allowed bandwidth exceeded"!!!!!

    Is this not funny and 'technical joke'?

    2 votes
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  10. Suggestion: Add 'mailhog' service to servers

    https://github.com/mailhog/MailHog
    MailHog is very handy if it comes to development. It catches every sent mails and shows them on a web interface.

    It would be nice if one could enable/disable MailHog like other services for development purposes.

    2 votes
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  11. add HTTP2/PUSH feature

    HTTP2/Push feature can improve performance greatly.
    it is introduced with the newer nginx version https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-1-13-9-http2-server-push/.

    1 vote
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  12. 2 votes
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  13. Settings of max server power per app

    Hi,
    it will be great if there is app setting for max usage of server power. E.g. a can set, that this app can use max 50 % of server power.

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  14. add unmanaged servers

    add unmanaged servers for cheap price

    1 vote
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  15. Same package as Digital Ocean

    Have the possibility to have the same Standard Droplets and CPU Optimized Droplets as Digital Ocean : https://www.digitalocean.com/pricing/

    7 votes
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. Tracked deletions in git should be synced with the server upon deployment

    Currently when using the git deployment feature, if you delete a previously tracked file and push this change to the server it doesn't delete the file from the server.

    This means you're left with lots of legacy files that are no longer needed, and your repo is no longer in sync with your server files.

    This can cause issues if you ever wanted to push changes back from the server to git as it would then track the previously deleted files and re-add them to the sever!

    I'd assume this to be expected behaviour but there might be a reason…

    5 votes
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  18. Use nginx for php-fpm dynamic content - instead of the current setup of nginx reverse proxy for static and apache for php-fpm

    The current setup seems to be only using nginx as reverse proxy in front of apache/php-fpm.

    Right now requests seem to go this way nginx->apache->php-fpm.

    We'd like to test with apache completely removed and nginx->php-fpm direct.

    We'd like to have a nginx -> php-fpm setup for generating dynamic content on uncached pages for faster performance.

    We are able to get twice the page loading speed from a direct setup on Linode with identical specs with Nginx used for php-fpm than the Thunderstack use of Nginx only as a reverse proxy and Apache for php-fpm dynamic content.

    When a customer is…

    27 votes
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  19. Add write permissions to user (~) directory for SSH application user

    The application user does not have write permissions to their own user directory (i.e. ~/). This prevents any application that needs to write to this directory from being run when logged in as an application user, such as git, ssh, npm, etc.

    Making the user directory for the application user writable by the application user, so that new files and sub-directories can be created, will solve many issues that myself and others are having running applications when logged in as an application user.

    Other feedback ideas this should solve include:

    Please enable NPM in SSH when we are using…

    2 votes
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  20. 6 votes
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