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How To Install an Nginx, MySQL, and PHP (FEMP) Stack on FreeBSD 10.1

08 Feb

Introduction

Nginx, MySQL, and PHP can be combined together easily as a powerful solution for serving dynamic content on the web. These three pieces of software can be installed and configured on a FreeBSD machine to create what is known as a FEMP stack.

In this guide, we will demonstrate how to install a FEMP stack on a FreeBSD 10.1 server. We will be installing the software using packages in order to get up and running more quickly. These packages provide reasonable defaults that work well for most servers.

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How To Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 12.04

08 Feb

Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 12.04

MongoDB is a document database used commonly in modern web applications. This tutorial should help you setup a virtual private server to use as a dedicated MongoDB server for a production application environment.

Step 1 — Create the Install Script

The MongoDB install process is simple enough to be completed with a Bash script. Copy the following into a new file named `mongo_install.bash` in your home directory:

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How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack on Ubuntu

08 Feb

About LAMP

LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the virtual private server is already running Ubuntu, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest.

Set Up

The steps in this tutorial require the user to have root privileges on your VPS. You can see how to set that up in the Initial Server Setup in steps 3 and 4.

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How To Install Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP (LAMP) stack On CentOS 6

08 Feb

About LAMP

LAMP stack is a group of open source software used to get web servers up and running. The acronym stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Since the server is already running CentOS, the linux part is taken care of. Here is how to install the rest.

Set Up

The steps in this tutorial require the user on the virtual private server to have root privileges. You can see how to set that up in the Initial Server Setup Tutorial in steps 3 and 4.

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Ubuntu Linux Create and Add Swap File Tutorial

08 Feb

I am a new Ubuntu Linux version 14.04 LTS user. I need additional swap space to improve my Ubuntu server performance. How can I add a swap space on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS using command line over the ssh based session?

Swap space is nothing but a disk storage used to increase the amount of memory available on the Ubuntu Linux server. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create and use a swap file on an Ubuntu Linux server.

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How To Change Timezone on a CentOS 6 and CentOS7

08 Feb

I set my time zone to ‘America/New_York’ on a CentOS Linux 7 server. I want to see date and time in my timezone in log files. How can I change the current timezone from ‘America/New_York’ to ‘America/Chicago’ using command line?

You can easily change timezone in CentOS Linux using the following methods.

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How to Backup and Restore the Windows Registry

20 Jan

Any time you make a change to the Windows Registry, any responsible article will probably tell you to backup the registry first. But how do you do that? It’s not quite as simple as you might think.

You can’t just backup and restore the registry like any other file — much of it can’t be modified by hand, and the files themselves can’t be replaced or copied over, at least not while Windows is running. And you can’t restore a full backup of the registry from an export file either.

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Apache vs Nginx: Practical Considerations

07 Jan

Introduction

Apache and Nginx are the two most common open source web servers in the world. Together, they are responsible for serving over 50% of traffic on the internet. Both solutions are capable of handling diverse workloads and working with other software to provide a complete web stack.

While Apache and Nginx share many qualities, they should not be thought of as entirely interchangeable. Each excels in its own way and it is important to understand the situations where you may need to reevaluate your web server of choice. This article will be devoted to a discussion of how each server stacks up in various areas.

 
 

How To Install Nginx on CentOS 7 with yum

07 Jan

About Nginx

Nginx is a high performance web server software. It is a much more flexible and lightweight program than Apache HTTP Server.

This tutorial will teach you how to install and start Nginx on your CentOS 7 server.

Prerequisites

The steps in this tutorial require the user to have root privileges. You can see how to set that up by following steps 3 and 4 in the Initial Server Setup with CentOS 7 tutorial. Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

How To Install nginx on CentOS 6 with yum

07 Jan

About NGINX

nginx is a high performance web server software. It is a much more flexible and lightweight program than apache.

Set Up

The steps in this tutorial require the user to have root privileges. You can see how to set that up in the CentOS Initial Server Setup Tutorial in steps 3 and 4.

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