Octopus exists to solve "real world" problems with a secure, reliable, stable Australian-based hosting platform.
If your expectations aren't being met, with Octopus you
can deal with a friendly, helpful human, who will try to help without just
hiding behind SLAs, or blindly passing the blame.
A 'Virtual Private Server'
(VPS) is a partition of a real physical server that gives
you the appearance and capability of a dedicated
Renting a VPS service from Octopus gives you the ability
to install and maintain your own webserver software. This is ideal for use with
technologies such as:
- Ruby on Rails
- Load-balanced proxying
- Database clustering
- Sandbox testing of software updates
Once your website is running, your server software remain untouched,
so your working website is unaffected by system upgrades or other hosting customers.