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  1. Unlimited storage option.

    Block Storage (Digital Ocean, Vultr) or Buckets (GCP) with an unlimited storage option.

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  2. A "Buckets" storage option

    Davidtgill
    Sep 6, 2:29 AM PKT

    Hi, on the Google Cloud Platform they have VM instances which you can get on Cloudways.
    On Google Cloud Platform they also have Storage "Buckets" which are a far cheaper way to store lots of data. You can also store multiple Terabytes.
    My suggestion is that Cloudways offers a "Buckets" storage option.

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  3. create a managed upgrade/downgrade solution for MySQL updates via server backup.

    ie backup entire server before upgrading MySQL, so that restore of entire server is possible (inc older MySQL version) if something goes wrong with the upgrade. I understand this would be chargeable but it would save the stress levels for many a web dev

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  4. Autosuggest endpoint for Elasticpress

    Hi I love Elsticsearch on Cloudways. But I miss the option to create a safe end point for the Elsticpress plugin.

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  5. Please activate the Bahrain AWS datacenter

    Please enable it asap, as it will be beneficial for us serving the Middle East.

    Thanks and regards

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  6. sphinxsearch

    Hi,
    Please allow to setup sphinx search on the server.

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  7. timezone to use in logfiles

    Would be handy to specify the timezone you would get in log files. For example apache logs are always in UTC and can be configured at the apache level.

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  8. Upgrade wget to version 1.20

    Version 1.20 provides some very useful switches such as error only logging etc.

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  9. Switch to AWS t3a.small servers in place of the old t2.small servers for your $36.50/month Managed AWS packages

    The t3a family of servers upgrade the old t2 family of servers. The t3a family is cheaper to run yet more powerful, so you'll save money and your clients will get an even better product.

    2 votes
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  10. Control Panel-based toggle to enforce https

    Instead of forcing us to dig up the htaccess file for modifications, make this a simple Control Panel-based modification.

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  11. Read only user for database

    It would be nice to have a read only user for the database so that people that need to perform SELECT queries don't use the admin user to log in.

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Show maintanance page while the server upgrade is in process

    The server upgrade takes somewhere between 10-15 minutes and during the upgrade, visitors can't access the website. They see a 503 error.

    I think Cloudways should show a maintenance page while the server upgrade is in the process.

    2 votes
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  14. Include a back-up estimate so we can tell what to expect on our bill. Have a bill est. that shows server cost(s) plus backups on each serve

    Include a back-up estimate so we can tell what to expect on our bill. Have a bill est. that shows server cost(s) plus backups on each server.

    2 votes
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  15. Add local font files to nginx config (leverage browser caching)

    Actually only the following files are served from nginx with proper HTTP headers for browser caching and character sets.

    html|htm|jpg|jpeg|gif|png|ico|css|zip|tgz|gz|bz2|pdf|odt|txt|tar|bmp|rtf|js|swf|avi|mp4|mp3|ogg|flv|svg

    Please a local font files with the following extensions too:

    eot/ttf/woff/woff2

    4 votes
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  16. 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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  17. 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.

    1 vote
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  18. Nginx location directives

    I would like to have seperate settings per location in my nginx configuration. Currently I cannot access the "server.nginx" configuration file in my application (which I assume to be the site configuration).

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  19. 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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  20. Preserving IP address when cloning server - making scaling down hassle-free

    Scaling up is easy.

    Scaling down (with Vultr, DigitalOcean or Linode) requires to clone a server.

    When cloning, server gets new IP address - this causes a lot of hassle with application integration or DNS configuration.

    SUGGESTION:
    It would be great to make scaling down hassle-free, so that after cloning server could have the same IP as previous server.

    2 votes
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