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  1. Update ElasticSearch package to version 6.0

    ElasticSearch package is outdated and needs to be updated to be compatible with my current applications.

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    • 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…

      18 votes
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      • I would like to see an upgrade of MariaDB to 10.1 and later

        Please support latest versions of MariaDB

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        • 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…

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            Thanks, Harry, for taking the time to report this.

            I’d like to better understand your use-case in order to figure out what’s going on.

            For example, if I have a git repository deployed on my server on Cloudways, and if I go ahead and delete an already tracked file from the repository on my local computer and push the changes upstream to the remote repository and then pull those changes on my Cloudways server, I do see that the deleted file is gone from my public_html/ (or any other deployment) directory. Are you having trouble with that?

            Or is your workflow different from what I’ve described? Please let me know so I may check it thoroughly.

            Thanks.

            Cloudways Team

          • 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/

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            • Add ability to set ServerTokens configuration in Apache

              Often there is a desire by security teams not to expose verbose information about the versions of software and operating system running on a system. It would be great if the ServerTokens and ServerSignature configuration items were available to silence or minimize the information given. The motivation here is to prevent handing an attacker information about what older exploits might apply or not to your server.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Kyup Clustering for ultimate performance

                  Kyup is already offering the best CPU performance for the money. Use that with Clustering and you have a perfect Production setup.

                  4 votes
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                  • Support and upgrade to mysql 5.7 and varnish 5.

                    When will cloudways support or upgrade to mysql 5.7 and varnish 5?

                    tks.

                    30 votes
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                    • Set Varnisch cache time on application level

                      Varnish hit rate is low on low traffic sites. By setting the cache time of varnisch on an application level you can beter manage site speed per application.

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                      • opcache settings

                        opcache.max_accelerated_files=? , opcache.validate_timestamps=? and opcache.consistency_checks=? , i would like to change this opcache settings

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                        • Upgrade Redis Cache or downgrade to 3.1.2

                          just wanted to let you know that you have problems with Redis cache because of version problem. Past few weeks our website was craching all the time and I checked my system log and found the following error: Warning: Redis::pipeline(): Already in pipeline mode repeating and filling our logs (last was 117 MB) so I googled this error and got the following result https://github.com/phpredis/phpredis/issues/1211 which states the problem is in redis version 3.1.3 which Cloudways uses. the suggested solution is to downgrade to 3.1.2 or maybe there is also a higher version (didn't check).

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                          • Add Docker support

                            Hi!
                            Please, add Docker support.
                            Thank you.

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                            • Allow user backup settings

                              Hi, I would like to suggest that User should be given the chance to set the backup timings on his own preference so that he himself can fine tune it for the time when the website has the least load.

                              3 votes
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                              • Allow admins atleast to ping and monitor their website.

                                This is really important for us please.

                                3 votes
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                                • 4 votes
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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Server speed

                                      tools.pingdom.com lets me see the pageload speed of my site from various countries. I'd like to be able to compare servers before buying.

                                      e.g. I tried Vultr in Singapore - very slow loading into Australia. Moved to Linode in Freemont - 2x the speed for the same site.

                                      Took 2 days of setup and testing and trial accounts to work that out - perhaps there is an even faster server? I can't try them all.

                                      Just put a 1mb web page on each server. Publish the url. Now I can compare at GTMetrix or Pingdom to choose the best server…

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Auto-scale Up and down as per traffic without rebooting

                                        For cloud server there should be auto scale feature for resources, this should work auto-scale up and down according to traffic without rebo

                                        4 votes
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                                        • 1 vote
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