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SlickStack Vs. RunCloud (Free Alternative)

Looking for a RunCloud alternative? Want to know how RunCloud compares alongside SlickStack? Browse the table below to see a detailed breakdown of features between these applications to determine which one might better suit your needs…

Note: We believe in friendly competition, but anyone contributing to FOSS projects has our utmost respect. Please thank them!

Last updated: Aug 28, 2021

 SlickStackRunCloud
WordPress-Focused OnlyYesNo
100% Free Of Charge (No Premium Add-Ons, etc)YesNo
100% Open Source SoftwareYes (GPL)No
Standard Bash CommandsYesNo
Designed Specifically For Ubuntu LTSYesNo
Avoids Email Blacklists (No Email Servers)YesNo
Includes Optimized MU PluginsYesNo
Integrates CloudflareYesNo
Dependency-Free (Works On Any Ubuntu LTS)YesNo
Direct / Root Server ManagementYesNo
Upgrade Server Packages Without ConflictYesUnknown
Database SoftwareMySQLUnknown
Built-In Object CacheYes (Redis)Unknown
Created By WordPress Hosting ExpertsYesUnknown
Tested Especially For KVM VirtualizationYesUnknown
Can Run With Less Than 1GB RAM MemoryYesUnknown
Free SSL Certificates (Forever)YesUnknown
100% Container-Free EnvironmentYesUnknown
GDPR-Free Parent CompaniesYesYes

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