Reviews and expert opinion JavaPipe

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Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
JavaPipe describes itself as offering “cloud hosting for developers” backed by “infrastructure for admins.” Put simply, this isn’t simple shared web hosting for beginners.

Overview

javapipe-mineJavaPipe is a small hosting company that simply isn’t a match for big brands like Hostinger. The bigger hosting companies simply offer a better price for similar configuration.

JavaPipe was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, U.S.A. It has data centers in America and Europe that cater to thousands of global customers.

The JavaPipe website is available in English.

Features and Ease of Use

JavaPipe provides specialized Tomcat-based hosting for Java developers, plus PHP hosting, WordPress hosting, and VPS plans. This vendor’s use of cloud technologies allows it to offer an SLA-backed 99.5% uptime guarantee.

The Java and PHP packages provide similar resource allocations across three hosting plans each, which start with 5 GB SSD storage, unlimited databases, and 200 GB monthly traffic. For Java hosting, each Tomcat instance is dedicated to one user (even though this is a shared hosting environment), and you can manage your Java hosting using SSH or the SiteWorx control panel. With the PHP hosting, you get free SSL, Cloudflare CDN support, spam filtering, and daily offsite backups.

WordPress hosting features the LiteSpeed Web Server and comes “Cloudflare ready” for improved performance. The WordPress plans come with 1000 GB traffic, 20 GB SSD storage, and unlimited domains and databases. You also get free SSL certificates and either automated or manual daily backups, plus free website migration and optimization for one website.

Pricing and Support

If you’ve been looking around for standard shared web hosting, you’ll be surprised by JavaPipe’s relatively high priced Java hosting plans.

Although there is no free trial, you do get a 30-day money-back guarantee with the Java/WordPress plans and a 7-day money-back guarantee with the VPS plans. Therefore, you have some time to decide if this hosting vendor really is the one for you.

Available billing cycles are monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual, biennial, and triennial. By committing to a three-year term you can save up to 40%, and you can pay by PayPal, credit cards or Bitcoin.

For self-support, JavaPipe provides a very comprehensive knowledge base. If you need to contact the company for one-to-one support, you can do so via tickets, telephone, email, and live chat. I took the live chat channel for a test drive:

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How much does JavaPipe cost?
JavaPipe offers plans from $2 to $8. The price depends on which type of hosting plan you choose. You can see the updated pricing table (updated weekly) below.
Which JavaPipe plan should I get?
My recommendation is to start with a cheaper plan. You can always upgrade later on. JavaPipe can help you with the migration to a more expensive plan. The increase in visitors many times takes longer than expected and you shouldn’t pay a lot of money until the need arises. Of course, your needs may vary, and you can consult with a hosting expert from JavaPipe here.
How good is JavaPipe’s customer support?
JavaPipe is not ranked as one of our top web hosts. But that can also be a result of JavaPipe being a small, under the radar, hosting provider. There are advantages to a small hosting company – as a customer, you are more important to them. You can also check out our comparison of the most popular web hosting services here.

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Bottom line on JavaPipe

As the name suggests, JavaPipe focuses mainly on providing hosting for Java developers on Tomcat servers. These Java hosting plans are complemented by WordPress and VPS plans. If you’re looking for simple shared hosting, you should probably be looking somewhere else.

JavaPipe might offer a good service at a reasonable price, but does it match up with the top web hosting companies? We find it hard to say “yes.”

Pros

  • Responsive support by live chat
  • SLA-backed 99.95% uptime guarantee
  • Uses superfast SSD hard drives
  • Specialized web hosting for Java developers

Cons

  • High-priced hosting packages
  • No free trial
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen is a web developer and software engineer who loves to get lost in JavaScript (and a good book). She spends her free time teaching girls how to be coders, and doing yoga on her balcony in the sunshine.

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