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  1. Sim

    Linode Managed Databases now available

    After running in beta for a few months, Linode's Managed Database solution is now available. Currently has MySQL support only (v5.7 and v8.0), with PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Redis coming soon. Available in 1 node, 2 node and 3 node configurations - you can have a highly available database...
  2. jca

    Managed VPS recommendations?

    Can anyone recommend a managed VPS host for a small to mid sized Xenforo forum, configured to run the Elasticsearch search add-on, Litespeed caching, etc.? Not sure about budget, say in the $30 and under range? Looking for suggestions other than Knownhost. Appreciate any help.
  3. Mouth

    Linode being purchased by Akamai

    As Linode is a popular choice for site servers/hosting, this recent announcement will be interesting to some ... https://www.linode.com/press-release/akamai-to-acquire-linode/ and https://www.linode.com/blog/linode/linode-and-akamai/
  4. tlghnb

    Would you use a Cloud server or webhosting for XenForo?

    Hi, Would you use a Cloud server (like from AWS, DigitalOcean, Vultr etc) or a webhosting (like GoDaddy, Namecheap etc) for hosting your XenForo forums? I'm planning on using Cloudflare for caching, AWS S3 (or anything similar maybe like DigitalOcean's S3) for storing images, resources etc and...
  5. Mouth

    My migration of hosting and server to halve costs and easily expand storage

    Thought I'd share my experience of migrating my hosting/server environment, in case anyone is thinking same or needs inspiring. Background: Been with the same (great) hosting provider for ~8yrs, upping to higher spec server models twice in that time. My audience is almost wholly Australia...
  6. FTL

    Please suggest some good hosting solutions

    I just bought XF yesterday and am new to all this, so would be very grateful for suggestions for a decent hosting company. I already have a domain. I'm after decent website performance, good quality support and reasonable prices (not just after the cheapest) and since I'm in the UK, would...
  7. Mr. Jinx

    Testers wanted: Elasticsearch Service for XenForo (*FREE*)

    Elasticsearch Service - Testers wanted We are starting with a new Elasticsearch Service designed for XenForo and need some testers! The goal of this service is to make it much easier for XenForo customers to make use of XenForo's Enhanced Search (XFES) capabilities. Why this service? XF...
  8. Will Franco

    XF/Hosting Configurations

    How do you manage your XF community? Hosting, security measures, backup protocols, etc.. Current Setup 2,500 active users. Paid community. EC2 Instance, 2 vCPU 4GB RAM AWS Elasticsearch, 1 vCPU, 2GB RAM Cloudflare Security 2FA Administrators .htpassword file to password-protect admin.php...
  9. T

    A XenForo host with dynamic scaling?

    I recently found out about Closte web hosting for WordPress and I thought it was good. You pay for what you use. The compute auto-scales based on visits. A post becomes popular, the compute will scale to respond to all requests the sudden rush stops and it auto-scales down again. There are no...
  10. L

    XF 2.1 Go Daddy Hosting (cPanel) Xenforo Questions (pics)

    Hey there. I have some big questions regarding installing XenForo on my CPanel Hosting site. However, there's a crop of issues rising and I was trying to put this off for as long as possible, but my young millennial gaming business is suffering a plateau because of my incompetence. So here it...
  11. MySiteGuy

    Xenforo Installation and Managed Xenforo hosting packages for new/existing forums

    Driven2 Services offers Xenforo 1.x and 2.x installation and upgrade services. We have been managing, installing and customizing forums and servers since 1997. If you would like recommendations from our clients, let us know! :) Xenforo Installation Service: $45 US. You must have a valid...
  12. Sim

    Dedicated IPv6 addresses for multiple nginx vhosts using SSL?

    When I last did a major upgrade of my hosting configuration a few years back, I also migrated to using dedicated IPv6 addresses for each of the (several dozen) websites I host. When hosting multiple sites on the one server using SSL, the advice at the time (from Linode primarily) was to use a...
  13. Live Free

    How do you stay up-to-date on vulnerabilities, monitoring, etc.

    Has the definition of fully managed changed over the last few years in the hosting industry? I’ve been with my current provider for maybe 7-8 years. I would assume I’d be getting what I signed up for... which back then explicitly included security patches, basic configuration and optimization...
  14. Alex.D

    Addon Development | Migration Services | Monthly Maintenance

    Services no longer offered. Please Note: I am Alex.D (there is dot b/w Alex and D), there is also a great full stack developer named as AlexD and he is working here since long time.
  15. MichaelDance

    Beetlewebs » Xenforo shared hosting

    Beetlewebs, launched on the 26th July 2018 from an experienced web-hosting guy. I am at providing great value security minded web hosting with a beetle feel. There are around 350,000 species of beetles in the world and every one is unique. Every website on the world wide Web is also unique and...
  16. D

    Addon Development | Xenforo Hosting | Migration Services | Monthly Maintenance

    Hello Everyone, I have more than 2 years of experience in XenForo development, And working full time as a full stack software developer. Here, I can offer you different services for your XenForo forum, to work and run smoothly. 1) Addon Development Custom add-on development. Extend existing...
  17. ForumCurios

    Does anyone here use Hostgator?

    I’ve been using them for blogs for years but haven’t used them in a long time. Do they have MySQLi?
  18. R!K

    Core PHP functions disabled

    Hi Community, I'm interested in buying a license for XenForo. When I checked the requirement script on PlanetHoster - World Platform, I got these warning. Your server has disabled a core PHP function proc_open via the disable_functions directive in php.ini. This may cause unexpected problems...
  19. AppleAndMango

    How much are you paying?

    Curious to see what others are paying for what? I have an absolute overkill dedicated server with the following specs, but it's stupidly cheap for what I'm getting so I think I'm able to justify the cost. HP ProLiant DL120 G7 Xeon 1220 @ 3.1GHz 16GB DDR3 ECC 1333MHz 2x460GB 15k SAS discs...
  20. Brent W

    100% Ground Up CentminMod Server Setup & Optimization Saving You Money On Hosting

    Hello everyone, For over 3 years now I have been working with https://www.centminmod.com/ to setup all of our servers that we have used on https://www.whippmedia.com/ Through that time I have found the best things that works for us when it comes to XenForo through constant testing. What has...
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