Ruby on Rails Hosting with DowntownHost
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Founded in in May 2001 DowntownHost is a privately owned and privately funded hosting company that believes in delivering the best service by instituting honesty and integrity in everything they do. Translation, if you are looking for a company to host your Ruby on Rails project then DTH is what you may be looking for. DTH offers many Ruby on ...show more »

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DowntownHost Hosting Plans that Support Ruby on Rails

Copper VPS (VPS) Hosting

VPS Hosting from Downtown Host. Smart, powerful and unbelievable value-for-money. Harness the advanced control of a dedicated server, plus the added value and flexibility of our Virtual Private Server range.

  • 10 GB Disk
  • 200 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SHARED BRONZE (Shared Hosting) Hosting

We offer many web hosting service to fit your needs, with a rock-solid 30 day money back guarantee and 24/7 technical support on all of our hosting plans. Our company has been hosting websites since 2001 and we currently support many thousands of domains world-wide, serving thousands of customers. We pride ourselves in providing the best support available, with our customers sending us positive feedback daily, and a well earned stock of awards from the very best in the hosting industry

  • 10 GB Disk
  • 200 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SHARED SILVER (Shared Hosting) Hosting

We offer many web hosting service to fit your needs, with a rock-solid 30 day money back guarantee and 24/7 technical support on all of our hosting plans. Our company has been hosting websites since 2001 and we currently support many thousands of domains world-wide, serving thousands of customers. We pride ourselves in providing the best support available, with our customers sending us positive feedback daily, and a well earned stock of awards from the very best in the hosting industry

  • 14 GB Disk
  • 300 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SHARED GOLD (Shared Hosting) Hosting

We offer many web hosting service to fit your needs, with a rock-solid 30 day money back guarantee and 24/7 technical support on all of our hosting plans. Our company has been hosting websites since 2001 and we currently support many thousands of domains world-wide, serving thousands of customers. We pride ourselves in providing the best support available, with our customers sending us positive feedback daily, and a well earned stock of awards from the very best in the hosting industry

  • 20 GB Disk
  • 400 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

RESELLER BRONZE (Reseller) Hosting

We offer the most unique and advanced approach to reselling in the reseller industry. Unlike other hosting reseller providers where you buy each clients' account separately, DowntownHost's reseller hosting plans gives you the flexibility to Host UNLIMITED Domains under one large account. You get complete control over your client's settings and can monitor the account to ensure that nothing goes awry. all done through our award-winning WebHostManager (WHM) Software. All this is backed by our 99% uptime guarantee and 24/7 Customer Support!

  • 10 GB Disk
  • 120 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

RESELLER SILVER (Reseller ) Hosting

We offer the most unique and advanced approach to reselling in the reseller industry. Unlike other hosting reseller providers where you buy each clients' account separately, DowntownHost's reseller hosting plans gives you the flexibility to Host UNLIMITED Domains under one large account. You get complete control over your client's settings and can monitor the account to ensure that nothing goes awry. all done through our award-winning WebHostManager (WHM) Software. All this is backed by our 99% uptime guarantee and 24/7 Customer Support!

  • 20 GB Disk
  • 200 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

RESELLER GOLD (Reseller) Hosting

We offer the most unique and advanced approach to reselling in the reseller industry. Unlike other hosting reseller providers where you buy each clients' account separately, DowntownHost's reseller hosting plans gives you the flexibility to Host UNLIMITED Domains under one large account. You get complete control over your client's settings and can monitor the account to ensure that nothing goes awry. all done through our award-winning WebHostManager (WHM) Software. All this is backed by our 99% uptime guarantee and 24/7 Customer Support!.

  • 30 GB Disk
  • 300 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Basic Hosting (Web Hosting) Hosting

Downtown Host's Basic hosting package cuts out the complications and offers one easy solution at one low price. We never compromise on quality - you'll receive the same great service, stability and reliability that we deliver with all of our web hosting packages.

  • 2 GB Disk
  • 100 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SEMI-DEDICATED BRONZE (Semi-Dedicated Hosting) Hosting

Semi-Dedicated server can be considered as a good option before you look for your own dedicated server for the site that has acquired considerable online presence and that need lower ratio of accounts per server. Although Semi-dedicated server gives you limited numbers of sites in particular server but you can save cost by low monthly fees and still you can enjoy the features of dedicated server like custom-made Control Panel with high end hardware that include Dual Quad Core Intel Processors (8 Cores) equipped with unlimited pop email, MySQL Databases, email forwarding, Spam assassin anti-spam email processor, auto responders, email forwarding and many more features.

  • 30 GB Disk
  • 600 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SEMI-DEDICATED SILVER (Semi-Dedicated Hosting) Hosting

Semi-Dedicated Hosting is best option for the users that want more power than virtual accounts often offer as it is the mid-phase in the hosting environment when you are in need of a user-friendly interface, and want to run more complex scripts and software and that enable you to balances costs, flexibility and robustness like dedicated server environment. As a client with semi-dedicated server you need not to worry about the system administration resources, as the host takes utmost care of the server and any other such technical difficulties that may arise, but it is important from your part that you must choose a true reliable host providers that has capability and knowledgeable staff and resources to manage everything without any hassle. It can be good mid-phase bridge to migrate from virtual to dedicate. Once you are in position to grow to such greater extent when you gain strong capital base and your site start getting huge online presence with lot of traffic you can find it easy to manage to shift to dedicated one.

  • 40 GB Disk
  • 800 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

SEMI-DEDICATED GOLD (Semi-Dedicated Hosting) Hosting

Semi-Dedicated Hosting is best option for the users that want more power than virtual accounts often offer as it is the mid-phase in the hosting environment when you are in need of a user-friendly interface, and want to run more complex scripts and software and that enable you to balances costs, flexibility and robustness like dedicated server environment. As a client with semi-dedicated server you need not to worry about the system administration resources, as the host takes utmost care of the server and any other such technical difficulties that may arise, but it is important from your part that you must choose a true reliable host providers that has capability and knowledgeable staff and resources to manage everything without any hassle. It can be good mid-phase bridge to migrate from virtual to dedicate. Once you are in position to grow to such greater extent when you gain strong capital base and your site start getting huge online presence with lot of traffic you can find it easy to manage to shift to dedicated one.

  • 50 GB Disk
  • 1000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Bronze VPS (VPS) Hosting

VPS Hosting from Downtown Host. Smart, powerful and unbelievable value-for-money. Harness the advanced control of a dedicated server, plus the added value and flexibility of our Virtual Private Server range

  • 20 GB Disk
  • 300 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Silver VPS (VPS) Hosting

VPS Hosting from Downtown Host. Smart, powerful and unbelievable value-for-money. Harness the advanced control of a dedicated server, plus the added value and flexibility of our Virtual Private Server range

  • 30 GB Disk
  • 400 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Gold VPS (VPS) Hosting

VPS Hosting from Downtown Host. Smart, powerful and unbelievable value-for-money. Harness the advanced control of a dedicated server, plus the added value and flexibility of our Virtual Private Server range

  • 40 GB Disk
  • 500 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

Platinum VPS (VPS) Hosting

VPS Hosting from Downtown Host. Smart, powerful and unbelievable value-for-money. Harness the advanced control of a dedicated server, plus the added value and flexibility of our Virtual Private Server range.

  • 50 GB Disk
  • 700 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

DEDICATED BRONZE (Dedicated Server) Hosting

A Downtown Host dedicated server puts choice firmly into your hands. Choose your operating system, your server environment and your applications. Our friendly management team are always happy to advise you and modify your server to meet your individual demands

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 5000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

DEDICATED SILVER (Dedicated Server) Hosting

A Downtown Host dedicated server puts choice firmly into your hands. Choose your operating system, your server environment and your applications. Our friendly management team are always happy to advise you and modify your server to meet your individual demands.

  • 1000 GB Disk
  • 5000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

DEDICATED GOLD (Dedicated Server) Hosting

A Downtown Host dedicated server puts choice firmly into your hands. Choose your operating system, your server environment and your applications. Our friendly management team are always happy to advise you and modify your server to meet your individual demands.

  • 300 GB Disk
  • 5000 GB Bandwidth
  • Passenger Hosting
  • Mongrel Hosting

DowntownHost Reviews

Positive Review
By: Clifford Marcello at http://hostjury.com/reviews/downtown-host

"I've tried all the top host recommended by a bunch of review companies and out of 11 hosting companies, downtownhost is by far the BEST i've used... Going on 1 year now and can say i am moving all my clients to this host... Fast and reliable with REAL support in REAL time... A++++++ for me"

Positive Review
By: Amy at http://hostjury.com/reviews/downtown-host

"I signed up for this host on 6/28/2006 according to the welcome email that I found just before making this review so I could have correct dates. Now I wish to state how I feel about this host. I personally love this host even though at this time I do not have an active site hosted with them I will get into why later. In my opinion the support is beyond perfection and if this site had some thing beyond perfection its what I would give this host. Mainly because they go above and beyond what I ask for or put in my support tickets. Now I do wish to list issues I have had with them which were all worked out. First issue was with the need for php 5 around this time last year. the server I was on was upgraded how ever it broke other sites so was downgraded and I was moved to a server that had both php 4 an 5. Second issue was when a site on the server I was on was causing the CPU to spike and taking my site down. I was then moved again to another server. Third issue was when my own site was causing the cpu to spike. They contacted me and told me which script was causing it, which turned out to be my shoutbox so I then removed it and got a better one, better in the fact it uses less cpu but also has less features but still works fine for me. The last issue which was back before I moved my site from this host to another one was when my site kept going down at random times for a week and it was later found another site was running a script that kept crashing apache. I should mention this is only 1/2 the reason why I switched hosts the other was the need for more space then what this host offers. I do how ever plan on opening a site called ocpower.info and it will use my account on this host."

Positive Review
By: BlackxxJapan at http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=641889

"I have been so satisfied with my time at Downtown Host. My old host of two years was closing down, so I was completely at a loss of where to go. It had been awhile since I'd had to look for a reputable company, and there was a lot of sites to sift through. Finally I chose DTH because it had the features I wanted, didn't seem like it was overselling, and had a support forum. I finally moved in on February 23rd and have been completely satisified with DTH since. I had actually read a lot of reviews from this very forum before I chose a host. HostGator was a place I was seriously considering. And at the time apparently there was an influx of DTH and some members speculated on their authenticity, but I would have to say that the positive reviews were spot on. Support wise, I love this hosting. The online chat has been open almost always and I usually get a fast response. Only once it took more than five minutes to talk to someone. That's a lot faster than most ticketing systems I've used, and my problems were always resolved right there. Overall I haven't had but a few minor issues. The staff has been wonderful about everything and is very polite. When I originally came I also had a site move, and that went super smoothly and DTH was more than happy to make sure my site was restored perfectly, along with all the databases and such. As far as speed goes, my site loads at a decent speed. Not the fastest I've seen, but definitely not a slow speed. No one's complained either. The CPanel is a bit slow though, I will admit. My sites have held up very well though and the uptime has been great. Better uptime than my last host actually. Features include PHP w/ PEAR, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Fantastico, PostgreSQL, etc. CPanel is also my preferred control panel, although theirs looks a bit different because they use a skin pack. Ruby on Rails is important to me because I want to mess with it eventually. It's just nice to have the option open... I'm not sure how to get Postgre though, the option seems to have disappeared. The only thing I'd change about DTH would probably be their lack of news. I wish they had a blog or something for news about the site and hosting. They updated the CPanel today or yesterday, but there's no mention of it on the site. That's what inspired me to finally write this because I was so pleased with the new version of CPanel and that DTH upgraded. So after more than half a year, I definitely give Downtown Host a thumbs up! I hesitate to give a numerical rating, because I don't feel I have enough experience to make a useful one. My site: bonsaiblog.net I have a lot though. That's just my personal blog. "

Negative Review
By: CHip at http://hostjury.com/reviews/downtown-host

"I have been with Downtownhost for over 1 year and have had good success with them until lately.... My AWSTATS and webalizer stats have not updated for a whole month. After complaining a few times and after being blamed for causing the problem, I was told it is a CPanel programming problem and they have referred it to the programming. Still haven't heard anything back. I have a spammer on my server and they do not want to track down who it is. SO i keep getting email returned as spam. They are seemingly going dwonhill as all WH providers seem to do eventually. It is sad, They used to be a good company!"

Negative Review
By: Mark at http://hostjury.com/reviews/downtown-host

"DownTownHost use to be good. Abot a year ago, I began to have problems. That also coincided with the lack of "support".. Apparently, there is much wrong with the service. The last time I had to call "support" I was actually told "It's not my problem". After no further response from their "engineers" I decided to change servers. Ironically, I still get email messages asking if my "issue" is resolved. I have given up responding as directed as I never got a reply."

Negative Review
By: Kathryn at http://hostjury.com/reviews/downtown-host

"I was pretty happy with this host until about 2 weeks ago. I started with them in fall 2006. Their website (for support, info, etc) is sub-par, but there have been steady improvements in the last 1.5 years. In general, emails to support are answered within a day, if not sooner, even at night/on weekends. However, sometime around 3 weeks ago, they changed something that seems to do with how PHP works. They didn't send an email warning about the change in advance. Just one day, I logged on to make sure everything was OK, and the site was down. I sent in a support ticket and they did respond right away and helped me get it back up quickly. However, since then, I have had a number of problems that did not exist before and support has been slower and slower to respond. I don't ever know what they did, and I'm not a pro, so I don't know why I'm getting the various errors and how to fix them. Very disappointing."