How to Create an SSL Certificate on Nginx for Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction Self Signed Certificates are useful for securing the information between web server and the user. A secure connection will be made by encrypting the site’s information. Encryption makes it difficult for an unauthorized person to access site’s information.  An SSL certificate can reveal the virtual private server’s identification information to the site visitors. This…

How To Deploy Node.js Applications Using Systemd and Nginx

Introduction Duringinstallation of any web application to a Droplet, it’s quite alluring to simply utilize the similar setup as was used during i.e. running “node server.js” in a terminal or “ruby app.rb” to start the server. This is not only easy and simple, but it also provides visible logs. One can also utilize“nohup”  or “tmux”…

How to Install LEMP stack on Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction LEMP is an open source software configuration used in web server and it stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. This tutorial describes how to install LEMP stack on Ubuntu 12.04. The only difference between LAMP and LEMP stack is the web server in which the stack runs. Before we get down to the…

How to Install Drupal with Nginx on an Ubuntu 13.04 VPS

Introduction Drupal is a free open source content management framework based on PHP, distributed under GNU general public license. It can run on any computing platform that supports web server capable of running PHP, Apache or Nginx and a database such as MySQL to store content and settings. Community contributed add-ons and modules extend Drupal’s…

How to Create SSL Certificate on Nginx for CentOS 6

Introduction Self Signed Certificates are useful for securing the information between web server and the user. A secure connection will be made by encrypting the site’s information. Encryption makes it difficult for an unauthorized person to access site’s information.  An SSL certificate can reveal the virtual private server’s identification information to the site visitors. This…

How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Nginx is a free and open-source, high performance web server software popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. Being a popular web server, many high traffic sites have been hosted using it. When compared to Apache, its considered to be more resource friendly. This tutorial will guide you to install Nginx…

How to Install LEMP Stack on Arch Linux

Introduction LEMP is an open source software configuration used in web server and it stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. This tutorial describes how to install LEMP stack on to your Arch Linux system. The only difference between LAMP and LEMP stack is the web server in which the stack runs. Before we get…

Installation of WordPress, Nginx, PHP, and Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04

About Varnish An HTTP accelerator, Varnish, is a helpful tool to speed up a server, particularly at those times when a site is experiencing very high traffic. It operates by diverting visitors onto static pages as and when possible and only draws on VPS whenever any requirement comes up for an active process. Setup A…

How to Install Nginx on CentOS 6 Using Yum Command

Introduction Nginx is a free and open-source high performance web server software, popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. In this tutorial also, the user needs to have root privileges for execution of commands. Please refer to the tutorial to do the initial server setup for CentOS. Installation of EPEL For the installation…