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The past year has been quite interesting, keeping in mind the changes it brought to the world. Cloudways also rode the change bandwagon and released some exciting updates throughout the year, and this blog highlights all those releases.
All updates shared a common factor: user convenience. They focused on improving speed and performance, saving time, and delivering a user-friendly experience. Let’s dive in to learn more about the new advancements Cloudways introduced in 2022.
Q1 2022 – Cloudflare Enterprise and Platform Optimizations
The year of the Water Tiger found us relentlessly working on major stack optimizations focused on performance. Cloudways, as a managed cloud hosting provider, is responsible for the maintenance and OS upgrades of the infrastructure you trust to host your applications. And that is exactly what we did.
Debian 10 Updates
We pulled our sleeves up and started the year strong by updating your servers’ operation system to Debian 10. This latest version brought performance and security updates and will be supported until June 30th, 2024. Also, it included minor fixes, tests, and lots of QA to ensure zero interruption of our service.
Nginx is among the most popular web servers in the market and is used by over 34.0% of all websites (Source: W3Techs). We fine-tuned our Nginx installation by performing approximately 15 optimizations for faster, better-performing WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, and other PHP applications on our platform.
Biweekly Database Optimizations (InnoDB Storage Engine)
The lack of database optimization is a prominent reason for delayed growth in WordPress sites. As your technical partner, the Cloudways team took care of an important technical update on your behalf, converting your database’s MyISAM tables into Innodb tables.
The update made your sites respond faster every time a visitor interacted with them. You…
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