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We offer a variety of server types, to make your infrastructure optimized and set up for what's meant for. In this article, we'll explain what server types are available and what software gets installed with them.

Webserver (server)

The server type is the default server type that Ploi offers and always had.

Installed software:

  • NGINX
  • Database (software selectable, e.g. MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
  • Redis
  • Memcached
  • Certbot
  • Composer
  • PHP (version selectable)
  • NPM
  • UFW firewall
  • Supervisor
  • Fail2ban

Load balancer

Load balance your traffic over several webservers to distribute traffic. Our panel makes this a piece of cake for you to configure.

Installed software:

  • HaProxy load balancing software
  • Certbot
  • UFW firewall

Database server

A separate database server is more scalable in the future. That's why you can install database-specific optimized servers for your applications.

Installed software:

  • Database (software selectable, e.g. MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL)
  • UFW firewall

Redis server

Need a caching solution for your applications or want to store data to be fetched later temporarily? Set up a scalable Redis server easily and manage settings through our panel.

Installed software:

  • Redis server
  • UFW firewall

Storage server

Serve your own storage server, powered by the S3 compatible Minio software. You're able to store and host your own files without a sweat safely.

Installed software:

  • Minio S3 storage software
  • Certbot
  • UFW firewall

Worker server

The worker server is meant for running PHP background tasks, such as queues.

Installed software:

  • PHP
  • Supervisor

MeiliSearch server

Eager to increase and speed up the search results from your website? Create a MeiliSearch server that makes searching documents real easy and quick.

Installed software:

  • MeiliSearch software
  • Certbot
  • UFW firewall

Elasticsearch server

Search petabytes of data stored on object stores like S3 in minutes. Easily 1-click create an Elasticsearch server with Ploi and be on your way.

Installed software:

  • Elasticsearch software
  • Certbot
  • UFW firewall

Docker server

When you want to easily manage Docker containers you can 1-click install this server type.

Installed software:

  • Docker
  • Supervisor
  • UFW firewall

Email server

When you need emailing for your customers, this is the server to go for. Easily 1-click install your own mail server and manage email addresses like it's nothing.

Installed software:

  • WildDuck email software
  • Certbot
  • UFW firewall

Plain server

A plain server? Yes. This server is a clean server, without web server for example, but it is easily manageable via Ploi. It is up to you what you want to install on this server.

Installed software:

  • UFW firewall
  • Supervisor

16 June 2022 (last updated 3 months ago)

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