Server administration for Drupal sites
Any site can go offline unexpectedly, get malicious code on board, load slowly and exhibit other types of behavior that harm reputation of its owners and deliver plenty of unpleasant surprises. Avoiding all of that requires hiring a reliable technical support team that can keep the site up and running all the time.
|Services \ Plan||Light||Standard||Extended|
|Recommended for||site||Virtual server (VDS / VPS)||Dedicated server|
|Swift installation of Drupal security updates||1 site||+||+|
|Site availability monitoring and troubleshooting||+||+||+|
|.htaccess and robots.txt changes monitoring||+||+||+|
|Support requests by email||+||+||+|
|Tech support (Drupal sites) via email||+||+||+|
|Initial server audit||-||+||+|
|Initial server optimization and security configuration||-||+||+|
|Swift installation of web server software security updates||-||+||+|
|Server resources monitoring (CPU, Memory, HDD)||-||+||+|
|Monitoring of email queue and DNS blacklist (black lists of servers)||-||+||+|
|Anti-virus files scanning||-||+||+|
|Daily backups of system files||-||+||+|
|S.M.A.R.T. monitoring of server's hard drives||-||-||+|
|Tech support (Drupal sites) via Skype and phone, business hours, GMT + 3.||-||-||+|
|Max response time for requests implying server configuration changes||-||2 days||8 hours|
|Max response time for failures (business hours)||2 hours||1 hour||30 minutes|
|Admins' time, hours per month||up to 1||up to 2||up to 5|
|Monthly fee (prepaid, pay per month)||$18||$35||$86|
Configuring web servers for Drupal-powered sites
We configure web servers so they are perfect for Drupal. Our extensive experience covers proven solutions guaranteed to make Drupal-powered sites work fast, including:
- Apache, Nginx web servers;
- Varnish, Nginx caching reverse-proxy servers;
- Memcached, APC / Opcache RAM caching.
Setting up a server, we do the following:
- Analyze sites to be hosted to find out their need for hardware resources.
- Compile a list of requirements and pick the best-priced hosting for the job. We work with both Russian and foreign hosting providers.
- Install and configure Debian OS.
- Select and fine-tune web server configuration to ensure quickest response of Drupal-powered sites, all specifics accounted for.
- Install and fine-tune MySQL.
- Optionally, install a control panel for the server.
- Move your site to the server when you order support from us.
The price of setting up the 1st web server starts at USD 100 or EUR 85.
Here is the list of typical web server configurations for Drupal sites we can set up:
|Function \ Configuration||Apache + APC + Memcached||Nginx + Apache + APC + Memcached||Nginx + Varnish + Apache + APC + Memcached||Nginx + Varnish + Php-fpm + APC + Memcached||Nginx + Php-fpm + APC + Memcached|
|Quick static content serving||-||+||+||+||+|
|Page caching for anonymous||-||-||+||+||+|
|Running PHP without Apache||-||-||-||+||+|
We can also make a custom configurations specifically for your project.