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Cloud Servers

How to Choose the Right Server Provider

There are two main types of server providers in today's market: those built for developers and those built for sysadmins.

How to Create a Server on Amazon Lightsail

Amazon Lightsail is AWS's service that offers developer-friendly cloud servers. Unlike Amazon EC2, which is extremely complicated and intended for usage by sysadmins instead of developers, Amazon Lightsail offers a simplified workflow for launching servers.

How to Create a Server on DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean makes it a breeze to create a server to work with your ServerPilot account. Sign in to DigitalOcean and click Create Droplet.

How to Create a Server on Linode

Linode lets you quickly create and deploy a cloud server from its variety of sizes and packages. Create a Server To create a server with Linode, first sign in to your Linode account and click Add a Linode under the main Linodes tab.

How to Use the DigitalOcean Monitoring Agent

DigitalOcean's monitoring and graphing agent is fully compatible with servers managed by ServerPilot, and you can add it when your create a new droplet.

How to Create a DreamCompute Server on DreamHost

DreamHost has refined its DreamCompute cloud servers, making it even easier to configure an Ubuntu VPS and connect it to ServerPilot.

How to Create a Server on Vultr

This tutorial will show you how to get started with and set up a server on Vultr, which offers a variety of SSD cloud servers for your development needs.

How to Switch Old DigitalOcean Servers to New Kernel Management

If you're having problems switching your server to DigitalOcean's new kernel management, please contact DigitalOcean support for assistance. Before Ubuntu 16.

Managing Amazon EC2 Servers

ServerPilot is the easiest way to run PHP applications like WordPress on Amazon EC2 servers and keep your servers secure.

Managing Rackspace Cloud Servers

ServerPilot is the easiest way to run PHP applications on Rackspace Cloud servers and keep your servers secure. Here we'll show you how to manage Rackspace Cloud servers with ServerPilot.

How to Reset Your Root Password

While you can manage your system user and database passwords through ServerPilot, you must contact your server provider if you need to reset your root user password.

Using DigitalOcean Load Balancers

DigitalOcean load balancers provide a way to distribute requests for the same domain to multiple servers. For DigitalOcean load balancers to be useful to you, you must have the exact same app running on multiple servers.

Using DigitalOcean Block Storage

DigitalOcean block storage provides network-attached raw block device volumes. The most common usage of block storage is to format and mount block storage volumes as additional disks connected to your server.

DigitalOcean Control Panel

ServerPilot is the ideal alternative to cPanel and Plesk for DigitalOcean. From speed to security to usability to cost, ServerPilot was made for hosting on cloud servers and VPSes.

How to Use Linode Longview

Longview is Linode's internal monitoring service that offers a graphical view of your server's health, data, and statistics. To use Longview, you must set it up on your Linode server before you connect your server to ServerPilot.

Linode Control Panel

If you're using Linode, the ServerPilot control panel makes it easy to run PHP applications on your server with a very fast web application stack configuration.

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