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Setting up WordPress with nginx and Ubuntu VPS

WordPress is undoubtedly the most popular blogging platform. WordPress is written in php and it uses MySQL as database, so it’s widely used with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) setup. But you can also use some other web server such as Nginx (which is also very popular, especially with modern ...

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Config Nginx for Best Performance

Generally, a properly tuned Nginx server on Linux can handle 500,000 – 600,000 requests per second. My Nginx servers consistently handle 904k req/sec, and have sustained high loads like these for the ~12 hours that I tested them. It’s important to know that everything listed here was used in a ...

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Security Measures to Protect your Servers

When setting up infrastructure, getting your applications up and running will often be your primary concern. However, making your applications to function correctly without addressing the security needs of your infrastructure could have devastating consequences down the line. In this guide, we will talk about some basic security practices that ...

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How to Install Pydio File Manager on Vesta CP

Comes with no built-in File Manager, Vesta CP is absolutely a great free Control Panel for your VPS allowing you to install all necessary software (Apache, Nginx, PHP5, FTP, MySQL, DNS, etc) to make your VPS ready-to-use for hosting websites. The only way you can upload, organize and manage your ...

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How To Migrate From MySQL To MariaDB On Linux

Why should I migrate from MySQL to MariaDB? The answer is very simple. MariaDb is an enhanced drop-in replacement and community-developed fork of the MySQL database system. It was developed by MariaDB foundation, and is being led by original developers of MySQL. Working with MariaDB is entirely same as MySQL. ...

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How to install And Configure Nagios 4 On Ubuntu 14.10/14.04

Nagios is an open source software that can be used for network and infrastructure monitoring. Nagios will monitor servers, switches, applications and services. It alerts the System Administrator when something goes wrong and also alerts back when the issues has been rectified. Using Nagios, you can: Monitor your entire IT ...

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How to Install CentOS Web Panel

Another great free hosting control panel to install on your VPS, meet CentOS Web Panel. I believe this free control panel will compete greatly with zPanel and Vesta CP to gain more user attention. One thing of it makes me more interested is that CWP will install full LAMP stack ...

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How to deploy new VPS on Vultr.com

VULTR.com is VPS hosting provider by Choopa. Its main virtualization technology is KVM and all their node servers are using SSD. The same as DigitalOcean. In fact, many says Vultr is just a copy of DigitalOcean by different company. Even its main web design is similar to old DO’s website. ...

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Top WordPress Plugins for Keeping Your Site Secure

When it comes to blogs, e-commerce websites or just about any other kind of modern Web project, WordPress is one of the biggest players in the world. Millions of sites run WordPress: It’s free, infinitely customizable and easy for webmasters to pick up. WordPress has many outstanding features, but there ...

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