Swift vs. Turbo Performance Comparison

Click play on the video below to see the actual performance difference between a website hosted on an A2 Hosting Swift account versus one hosted on an A2 Hosting Turbo Server. While our Swift package performs quite well, sites hosted with our Turbo servers have a 42% page load improvement when making the switch from Swift. These results were generated by the third party performance testing site WebPagetest.org.

 
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Swift vs Turbo Feature Comparison
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Whether you want to develop with MySQL, MSSQL or both, rest assured that you data bases come fine tuned for the best performance at A2 Hosting.

RAID-10 StorageUNLIMITEDUNLIMITED
Turbo Server: Up To 20X Faster Page Loads - Learn More!
  • More Resources Per User
  • Fewer Users Per Server
  • Enhanced Performance Over Apache
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An Aberdeen Group study shows a 1-second page load delay causes a 7% decrease in conversion rates, 16% decrease in visitor satisfaction and 11% fewer page views. Don't fall victim to a slow host.

Our Turbo servers provide a drop-in Apache replacement that load pages up to 20X faster page loads compared to standard hosting. What makes our Turbo servers so fast?

  • Fewer users per server
  • A2 Optimized - Powered By APC/OPcache & Turbo Cache
  • Uses less CPU and memory than Apache
  • Handles connections faster and more efficiently
  • Provides enhanced stability

Learn more about how our Turbo Servers can make your site fly!

WordPress LiteSpeed Cacheno

Communicates with your Turbo server and LSCache to statically cache your dynamic WordPress pages and greatly reduce your site's page load time

A2 Optimized Site Accelerator - Pre-Configured Site Caching
  • Powered by Turbo Cache
  • Powered by APC/OPcache
  • Powered by Memcached
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Our exclusive A2 Optimized Site Acccelerator is a cPanel plugin providing pre-configured caching for your applications from a single interface for even faster page loads. Caching options include:

  • Turbo Cache - The entire HTML contents of a page is stored by Turbo Cache and served without running PHP for up to 20X faster page loads.
  • OPcache/APC – Tests show OPcache can cut PHP page response time in half. OPcache comes pre-configured with PHP 5.5 and later version. APC is available on earlier PHP versions.
  • Memcached - Increases the speed of your MySQL databases by keeping your most important data in memory for quicker retrieval.
Physical Memory1 GB2 GB
Railgun Optimizer (Up To 143% Faster HTML Load Times!)$0.98/mo
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Not only will you get up to 143% faster HTML load times with Railgun, our SSDs load pages up to 300% faster than standard hard drives! With Railgun turned on, you'll also get the added benefit of Cloudflare's content delivery network! With Cloudflare, your website loads up to 200% faster for your visitors.

Managed WordPress Hosting FAQs

managed wordpress hosting faqDid you know that both WordPress and A2 Hosting were both launched in 2003? We’ve been perfecting our WordPress platform ever since. That’s why we can stake claim with confidence that you will get industry leading Managed WordPress Hosting at A2 Hosting. From our blazing fast servers and optimizations to our expert WordPress management by our 24/7/365 Guru Crew Support team all offered at an affordable price, you’re going to love our solutions. Learn more about our Managed WordPress Hosting below and learn what sets A2 Hosting apart from the pack.

Managed WordPress is our turnkey service where we've done all the heavy lifting with our technical, security and A2 Optimized solutions to provide you with an enhanced WordPress environment. We give you all the tools necessary to successfully run a scalable, fast and secure WordPress site out of the box. Our goal is to offer a worry-free solution so you can focus on your site, content and business.

Our Managed WordPress solutions are great whether you are a brand new WordPress user or an experienced, technical user who has run a number of sites. All users will appreciate our Managed WordPress environment loaded with features and optimizations designed to make your life easier, have your site perform faster and offer enhanced security. More experienced users will also love features like Git, site staging and WP-CLI. Whatever your experience level, you won't find a better WordPress Hosting experience anywhere!

You get pre-configured security and performance right out of the box! We give you the tools you need to make it easier than ever to run your sites ranging from Git to staging to CloudFlare ServerShield. We’ve tested a number of WordPress configurations to offer you an optimized environment complete with our A2 Optimized plugin. Our team will also ensure that both your software and A2 Optimized plugins are updated. Although we don’t debug core WordPress functionality or maintain third party plugins, rest assured we do have a team of WordPress experts available to work with you and your development team to troubleshoot issues. Our team has a “Can Do” attitude! They’ll dive right into complex technical issues looking to offer you the best Managed WordPress Hosting service and support anywhere.

That’s a loaded question! In short, the backbone of our solutions is our fine-tuned SwiftServer platform complete with speed enhancing features like our solid state drives (SSDs), CloudFlare Servershield CDN and LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress. Built on top of our SwiftServers is our speed-enhanced web server Turbo featuring up to 20X faster page loads compared to competing Managed WordPress Hosting providers. Your WordPress install is also A2 Optimized meaning it’s heavily integrated at the server level pre-configured with the best speed optimizations out of the box (up to 6X faster than standard WordPress installs).

Even though our team manages your WordPress setup, you still have complete access to the WordPress admin panel. You’ll also have the Plesk control panel where you’ll have access to your websites, email, website files, databases and statistics! You’ll also have access to the WordPress toolkit making it easy for you to add plugins, change your site’s theme and more! You'll also have access to our easy WordPress staging allowing you to test changes and updates before you take them live. WP-CLI even comes pre-installed so you can manage your WordPress sites with command line.

Fast, Secure & Reliable Managed WordPress Hosting

Our goal is to make this a 100% worry-free hosting experience while at the same time ensuring you get the fastest WordPress page loads possible.

LiteSpeed Cache

Our Turbo Server solution offers an additional speed boost with LiteSpeed Cache for WordPress. This powerful plugin communicates with your Turbo server and LSCache to statically cache your dynamic WordPress pages and greatly reduce your site's page load time. LSCache is built right into your server. This means overhead is greatly reduced and caching is more efficient compared to other PHP-based caching solution.

a2 optimized software

Your  software comes pre-installed and A2 Optimized on your Shared Hosting account. Thanks to testing, testing and more testing by our team of experts, A2 Optimized ends the guesswork of how to get the fastest page loads for your software. A2 Optimized provides auto-configuration so you get the best performance and most secure settings. That way you can instead turn your focus to building your site, writing content and promotion.

fast hosting

A mere 1-second page load delay impacts your bounce rate, SEO rankings and even your conversion rate. You won't have to worry about any of this when you choose A2 Hosting and our screaming fast SwiftServer platform! Hosting on speed optimized servers with your choice of server location, free SSDs and our up to 20X faster Turbo Servers are all advantages of choosing A2 Hosting!

perpetual securityAn average of 30,000 sites are hacked each day globally. Our Perpetual Security measures help prevent you from becoming the next victim! That's why your account include free HackScan Protection to help block hacks before they can do damage to your site. KernelCare rebootless kernel updates, brute force defense, a dual firewall and a number of other security features are already in place to help keep your site secure when you choose A2 Hosting.

Shared WordPress vs Managed WordPress

As a high powered host who specializes in WordPress Hosting, we offer a number of options to fit your specific needs. Compare our WordPress Hosting service options below.

Shared WordPress

Do-It-Yourself WordPress

cPanel Control Panel

  • Turbo Option (For Faster Speed)
  • A2 Optimized WordPress
  • Easy WordPress Backups
  • Site Staging
  • CloudFlare ServerShield
Shared WordPress

Managed WordPress

Managed WordPress Updates & Patching

Plesk Control Panel

  • Turbo Optimized (Up To 20X Faster)
  • A2 Optimized WordPress
  • Easy WordPress Backups
  • Site Staging
  • CloudFlare ServerShield
  • WP-CLI Pre-Installed
Managed WordPress