How to Host PHP on Kyup Container With Auto-Scaling

by Tahha Ashraf  March 23, 2017

PHP is considered as the best scripting language among the developers. It with a market share of over 80% and powers more than 244 million websites on the internet. Developers love this language because of its various distinctive features. In the last 18 years, PHP has become an industry favorite.

Install PHP on Kyup

The language is trusted by numerous big organizations due to its code standards. Popular and high traffic websites, like Wikipedia, WordPress, Facebook, Yahoo and Youtube are built, using PHP. However, it’s a fact that hosting PHP on a cloud server is a complex task.

Why You Should Use Kyup on Cloudways?

Kyup is an auto scalable cloud infrastructure that is optimized specially for websites receiving sudden spikes of traffic. Its auto scalability feature ensures the website never goes down and performs on its optimum level during uncertain traffic situations.

The blend of world’s best server-side scripting language and an auto scalable cloud infrastructure gets to par when it’s hosted on a Managed Cloud Hosting Platform like Cloudways.

Cloudways not only ensures the easy process of hosting your application on Kyup but it also come with a lot of user-friendly features. Hosting your PHP app on Cloudways takes all your server related worries away. The platform is also designed to make your application faster. With the availability of PHP-FPM, websites on Cloudways slashes load times dramatically.

When it comes to the hosting procedure at Cloudways, it’s as easy as five clicks. Below are the steps to follow to launch a managed Kyup server with PHP.

Sign Up First

First, sign up at the Platform. Remember, that you can also sign up using your LinkedIn, Google or Github credentials.

Cloudways Signup

Select Your Application

Select your application from the drop-down menu and give it a name. Also, provide a name to the server and project folder too to avoid confusion later on. For the purpose of this article, I selected PHP.

 

Choose the Cloud Infrastructure

Choose a Cloud Infrastructure from the list of market-leading providers. I have selected Kyup.

Size Up Your Server

Pick your server’s size, RAM and storage space according to your needs. Always remember that your server should have some extra space for handling uncertain traffic.

Size up your server

Pick a Location

Choose the server’s location wisely. Your server should be located near to your target audience. This helps in getting optimal performance from the server and the application.

Location pick

Ready To Launch!

You are almost there. Just click on LAUNCH SERVER and wait for a few minutes as the Platform readies your server for full deployment.

Launch Now

Why Only Cloudways?

Now that you know the easy server launch process of Cloudways, make sure you explore the all the exciting features of the Platform, like browser-based SSH access, preconfigured Staging Areas, free SSL certificates, and more.

Now, you must be thinking about the price plans—and there you go. You can get the most popular plan of Kyup for $21.11 with 2TB of bandwidth. If you are convinced about making the move to Cloudways, try us for 3 days for free.

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About Tahha Ashraf

Tahha Ashraf is a Digital Content Producer at Cloudways, a Managed Cloud Hosting Platform. He loves talking about brands and writes content related to online marketing. He is fond of creativity and writes poetry in his free time.

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