Hosting Websites on Bare Minimum VPS/Dedicated Servers

How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: May 15, 2019 @ 3:28 pm, by Dusko Savic

How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS Let us presume that you have already set up an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS server with Apache and that you have installed a bare bones Laravel app. In this tutorial we shall install and create a MySQL database and connect the app to it. The […]

How To Install CakePHP On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 13, 2019 @ 10:53 am, by Dusko Savic

How To Install CakePHP On a Ubuntu 16.04 VPS With this tutorial, you will be able to create a CakePHP environment from scratch, define a database, and automatically generate a working web app. You will start with an empty black screen and within an hour have a small web site on a VPS.

LEMP Stack installation on Centos 7

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: April 29, 2019 @ 4:33 pm, by Frank Williams

What is a LEMP STACK? Linux an open source operating, is most popular OS among web hosting providers. For successfully hosting a website on a Linux server we need four important software components i.e an operating system, a web server, a database server and a platform to run our website codes to display web pages. […]

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 1

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 12, 2019 @ 9:54 am, by Ryan Flowers

In the professional Linux web hosting world, cPanel rules as king. That’s not necessarily a bad thing! cPanel is rich in features and is for the most part stable and reliable. But it’s also completely unsuitable for a small, inexpensive VPS that you’d find here at LowEndBox.  Most likely the cPanel license will cost significantly more than […]

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 2

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 12, 2019 @ 9:53 am, by Ryan Flowers

In Part 1 of our tutorial, we installed Virtualmin on CentOS 7 and did some basic configuration. In this second half, we’re going to dive deep into the Linux configuration files to optimize our new server for a low memory footprint. We’re also going to make sure we have a modern version of PHP installed […]

How​ ​to​ ​fix​ ​a​ ​MySQL​ ​Failed​ ​to​ ​Start​ ​error

Tags: , Date/Time: November 8, 2017 @ 9:40 am, by Matt Zelasko

It’s 2 AM, you’re up late working on your website, and you find that your MySQL database has gone offline. You log into your server to troubleshoot, and the following unpleasant error message appears in your SSH terminal: #​ ​service​ ​mysqld​ ​restart Stopping​ ​mysqld:​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ […]

How to Harden the Security of MySQL on your VPS

Tags: , , Date/Time: October 22, 2016 @ 8:29 am, by Jon Biloh

Security is a critical component of any database application. Did you know that a default MySQL installation can leave your database vulnerable to cyber threats? There several different implementations of the SQL database available on Linux and UNIX systems. MySQL and MariaDB are the most popular options for deploying relational databases in server environments. In […]

Reducing MySQL Memory Usage for Low End Boxes

Tags: Date/Time: April 15, 2008 @ 1:46 am, by LowEndAdmin

MySQL is pretty much the de facto database engine for most open source scripts, and it is almost-always installed on hosted servers. However the default MySQL installation on Debian/Ubuntu takes around 25MB RSS on a cold-start. Well, not too bad I guess, unless you are running a tight ship with only 64MB of total memory. […]