How To Install Drupal Websites On Linode

by Hamza Zia  November 13, 2017

Linode provides a powerful and reliable infrastructure for a powerful application like Drupal. Although the fact remains that launching a Linode cloud server is simple and reliable, launching a Drupal website requires knowledge and understanding of server administration. If you are unfamiliar with the necessary knowledge, then installing Drupal on Linode can be challenging. You are prone to spending a good amount of time, efforts and resources with a very chance of mistakes and errors.

install drupal on linode

With Cloudways, however, you don’t have to fret over the process of deploying your website. The most convenient cloud hosting platform takes care of the technical stuff. Developers can now easily launch their Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 websites on Linode servers on Cloudways. And all this, in just a few clicks.

Why Choose Cloudways To Host Drupal Store On Linode

If you’ve decided to install your Drupal website on Linode directly, you should know that the whole process is not that simple and requires technical knowledge. Even the slightest mistake can result in a mess and you’ll have to start from the scratch.

Alternatively, with Cloudways Platform, you can launch your Drupal website on Linode in a matter of a few clicks. You can have your site ready in a few minutes, benefiting from the extensive features of Cloudways that include:

  • CloudwaysBot- Get Notifications on Your Favorite Channel
  • Real-time Monitoring
  • Off-Site Automated Backups
  • Optimized Servers with Cloudways ThunderStack
  • CloudwaysCDN
  • 1-Click Installations
  • Real-Time Server Performance Monitoring
  • Git Client, SSL, SSH, Cron Job Managers
  • Unlimited Staging URLs
  • 1-Click Server and Application Cloning
  • Server Scaling
  • Unlimited Websites on a Single Server
  • 24×7 Support and Server Management

Launching Your Drupal Website On Linode Using Cloudways

You can launch your Linode server on Cloudways with just a few clicks and in no time. There is no need to wait for any software configuration or knowledge of any complex codes. All you need to do is sign-up on the Cloudways Platform and follow the step-by-step guide to successfully launch your Drupal site on Linode.

Cloudways also offers a 3-day FREE trial period for customers launching Linode server to test the web applications. While you’re at it, you can get familiar with the platform and its built-in Drupal focused features.

Follow these steps to get started with your Linode powered Drupal store.

Select Drupal

Select Drupal from the drop-down menu. Here, you should also name your managed application and server.

select drupal

Select Linode

Select Linode from the available Cloud infrastructure options.

select linode

 

Select Server Size

Choose your server size based on your website traffic. You can scale the size of your server whenever you feel the need.

select server size

Select Your Server Location

Select the server location of your choice; whichever is nearest to your audience. For Linode, you have the choice of multiple data centers.

select server location

Click on the “Launch Now” button, and in just a few minutes, your Linode powered Drupal website is ready for action.

Final Thoughts

Cloudways provides the most convenient Drupal hosting platform for Linode. With Cloudways, you get faster speed and optimized performance.

Additionally, the platform offers you to choose from a variety of trusted cloud infrastructure providers including Linode, Amazon Web Server, Google, DigitalOcean, Kyup and Vultr and install multiple applications including Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. And all this with the benefit of creating multiple staging areas to test your applications among other attractive features.

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About Hamza Zia

Hamza is a Drupal Community Manager at Cloudways – A Managed Drupal Hosting Platform. He loves to write about Drupal and related topics. During his free time, he can be seen obsessing over Football, Cars, Android and Gaming.

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