Faster, Safer, Better Web Hosting

Fully tested, fully open source hosting with production-grade container orchestration for autonomous self-healing and horizontally scalable flexibility. Deploy anywhere: bare metal, public cloud, in-house, or hybrid. 99.99% Uptime guarantee, with service SLA’s and support, backed by dedicated technical account managers.

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by Boris Baldinger

Pluggable, Configurable, Extensible

Run multiple open source CMS with confidence:
DDEV-Local and DDEV-Live currently support Drupal 6/7/8, TYPO3 CMS, Backdrop CMS, WordPress, and Java applications.

Supports multiple deployment model:
Bare metal, public cloud, in-house, or hybrid.

Support for custom services and configurations:
Including Memcache, Redis, Varnish, Nginx, Apache, Solr, and more.

Burstable, Automatic, Dynamic Scaling

Horizontally scalable, distributed, high-availability file and database architecture works with public cloud providers.

Advanced caching internally and externally:
Caching layer configurable. Varnish, Memcache, Redis, Nginx php-fpm, and CDNs available.

Zero-down deployment, scaling, and infrastructure migration and clustered burst capabilities via Kubernetes.

Sub-second Page Loads Powered by Cloudflare:
Your applications on DDEV-Live benefit from Cloudflare CDN services–load balancing, smart routing, and streaming–all assisting your online assets achieve maximum performance. DDEV-Live is compatible with other CDNs.

Managed HTTPS via Let’s Encrypt.

Site monitoring via Prometheus:
For proactive and reactive capacity planning, incidents, and alerts.

Container Orchestration

Production grade container orchestration by Kubernetes:
Massively scalable industry standard open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. Designed on the same principles that allow Google and others to run billions of containers a week.

Portable and deployment agnostic:
Container-based architecture allows you to deploy your application with its exact environment and configuration anywhere. Move your workloads as needed: between on-premises, public cloud, or hybrid infrastructure.

Self-healing:
Restarts failed containers, replaces and reschedules containers when nodes die, kills containers that don’t respond to user-defined health checks, doesn’t advertise containers to clients until they are ready to serve.

Horizontal scaling:
Applications automatically scale across containers based on parameters we set like CPU usage, traffic, or other factors.

Simple service discovery and load balancing:
Kubernetes gives containers their own internal IP addresses and a single DNS name for a set of containers, and can load-balance across them.

Automated rollouts and rollbacks:
Changes to your application or its configuration are rolled out progressively, while monitoring application health. Automated rollbacks to a previous version or snapshot if something goes wrong.

Compliance & Data Sovereignty

Data privacy regulations on public clouds respected in cooperation with our sovereign cloud providers.

Fully compatible with hosting on your own premises and your in-house infrastructure. You can have complete control over your data and meet the strictest compliance and data sovereignty requirements.

DRUD maintains all DDEV infrastructure following industry best practices and undertaking relevant measures for legal and regulatory compliance.
Infrastructure and software automatically scanned for configuration and patching compliance.

Operating systems, middleware, and software libraries receive timely security patches.

Built by DDEV, Application Layer Experts

Application Layer Expertise:
The roots of DDEV comes from our deep experience in digital agencies and open source CMS communities. We configure and test our infrastructure for optimal operation of the CMSs and technologies we support.

Continuous Deployment:
Deployments to our environments are as simple as pushing a branch.

Automated Backups:
Full code, database, and content level backups with each deployment, and again every night, kept in an encrypted storage system.

Highly Available File Systems:
Consistently scalable, highly-available, durable, low cost performance.

Monitoring:
All our infrastructure, websites and servers, are monitored continuously, allowing us to detect and proactively address issues before they escalate.

Continuous Improvements:
Our aim is to deliver new and better services. We invest in our infrastructure on an ongoing basis and roll out new features out at no additional charge.

Support your Business Model:
Pricing, reporting, billing, and white label models available based on your needs.

Guaranteed by DDEV

Service SLAs and support, backed by dedicated technical account managers are there to guarantee your success on our platform. We address every level of issue that can arise at the intersection of your applications and our infrastructure

Your uptime, our business:
Unlike some providers who start measuring your downtime when you file an issue, we’re looking out for you.
Our proactive 99.99% uptime guarantee SLA means we are looking for issues and fixing them long before they become your problem.

Problem Resolution Support:
Service restoration and assistance with general product usage topics including command syntax, installation, configuration, and upgrades.

CI/CD Review:
Review and recommend changes to your CI/CD process and workflows with regard to best practices and correct use of tools and extensions to support your specific needs.

Engineering Support:
Bug fixes, patches, hotfixes, and issues that require communication with the product engineering team.

Consultative Support:
Performance tuning, best practice recommendations, code reviews, and issues relating to a specific deployment.

Performance Tuning:
Assistance resolving performance problems caused by configuration, storage engines, and more. Proactive change suggestions; Identification of alternative implementations suited to a specific environment.

Fully Tested, Fully Open Source

It’s not “magic”, look under the hood. You choose to build your projects using open source projects. So do we. DDEV is built on the shoulders of giants. We have put together a Cloud-Native-Foundation-friendly, best-of-breed platform using open source technologies including Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, ETCD, Jenkins, Cloudflare, FluentD, OpenTracing, and more.

Every DDEV build and release is backed by a full suite of tests. Our full toolset, from local development to hosting stack, is licensed with the open source Apache 2.0 license and is free to use, modify, and pass on to others.

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