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WebFaction

Hosting for developers: full shell access to fast servers with all your favorite tools pre-installed and maintained for you.
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What is WebFaction?

No need to spend hours installing and configuring the software, database and other tools. We have over 50 one-click installers in our control panel.
WebFaction is a tool in the Cloud Hosting category of a tech stack.

Who uses WebFaction?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use WebFaction in their tech stacks, including Magpile, Naonik, and uairtek.

Developers
23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use WebFaction.
Pros of WebFaction
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Cost effective
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Great customer support
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Servers administered for you
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Comes with Rails installed automatically
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Great documentation
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SSH access
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Best price
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SSD
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Many pre-installed apps
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Having the least amount of new "fancy" terminologies
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No needs configuration

WebFaction's Features

  • 100GB diskspace, RAID-10 setup
  • 512MB application RAM
  • Free RAM for web and database servers
  • Full shell access

WebFaction Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to WebFaction?
Linode
Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
DigitalOcean
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PythonAnywhere
It's somewhat unique. A small PaaS that supports web apps (Python only) as well as scheduled jobs with shell access. It is an expensive way to tinker and run several small apps.
Heroku
Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
GoDaddy
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WebFaction's Followers
46 developers follow WebFaction to keep up with related blogs and decisions.