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LowEndBoxTV: Building a Highly Available WordPress Site, Part 2: Configuring the Nodes

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 6, 2021 @ 11:32 pm, by raindog308

In this series, we take you from bare-metal to a highly-available WordPress site, load-balanced over two nodes and resistant to VPS failures using MariaDB multi-master replication, DRBD, and round-robin DNS. In this episode, we setup Debian and install software on the nodes. How to Setup a Highly Available WordPress Site From Scratch, Part 2 Part […]

Patch Your Exim Installs: “21 Nails” Vulnerability

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 5, 2021 @ 11:00 pm, by raindog308

Thanks to LowEndTalk administrator emeritus @jar for alerting the community to a range of exim vulnerabilities published by Qualys.  There is a family of both local and remote vulnerabilities. tl;dr: patch your exim installs.  4.94.2 is the minimum you should be running.  Not all distros don’t updates available yet.

LowEndBoxTV: Building a Highly Available WordPress Site, Part 1

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 5, 2021 @ 5:00 pm, by raindog308

In this series, we take you from bare-metal to a highly-available WordPress site, load-balanced over two nodes and resistant to VPS failures using MariaDB multi-master replication, DRBD, and round-robin DNS. In this episode, we discuss the design and architecture of this solution. This video was based on our earlier tutorial series. As we launch our […]

CWVPS: 50% OFF Linux and Windows KVM VPS Offers with Unmetered Bandwidth in 8 Locations

CWVPS (Cheap Windows VPS) is back on LowEndBox with an exclusive offer! This month they have two offers up for grabs, a 4GB package at $4.50/month (normally $9/month) and an 8GB package for just $8.50/month (normally $17/month). Both packages are KVM based, include unmetered bandwidth, and offer a variety of operating system choices including both […]

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS…What Happened?!?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 4, 2021 @ 12:00 pm, by raindog308

CentOS, RIP…long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail…it isn’t pretty!  You could answer the question in one word: IBM.  But the roots of what happened pre-date IBM’s involvement. We also mention Alma Linux and Rocky Linux. Related LowEndBox […]

LowEndBoxTV: How to Find That File You Lost in Linux

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: May 2, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

I was editing it just a minute ago… Ever lose something on a filesystem? It can be tricky to move around directories tryin to find it. In this video, we shown you two ways to quickly find any file on Linux, as well as ways to search for files by criteria such as size, age, […]

HostNamaste: Good Deals, and Now Storage + Windows VPS Offers, Too! (VPS Starting at $20/Year!)

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 30, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

HostNamaste has returned with some nice offers for LEB readers.  A couple highlights: 1GB OpenVZ VPS in Canada or France starting at $20/year! KVM Storage VPS offers starting at $40/year! Or get a 2GB Windows VPS for only $60/year! HostNamaste is a registered business in the state of Rajkot, Gujarat, India and currently accept PayPal, […]

A Group of Friends Making One of the World’s Most Popular Panels: Interview with DirectAdmin’s Co-Owner, Martynas Bendorius

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 28, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Our interview series has featured some of the true titans of the hosting industry.  We’re very excited to interview Martynas Bendorius, one of the owners of DirectAdmin.  As one of the most popular and respected hosting panels, DirectAdmin has been in the game for 20 years, which is like multiple lifetimes in the software or […]

Incremental Remote Backups Using rsnapshot

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 17, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

There’s an old adage about backups: There are two kinds of people: people who’ve never lost data, and people who’ll never lose data again. If you’ve ever experienced data loss, you will instantly become passionate about backups.  To prevent bad experiences with your data, you want backups that are comprehensive, manageable, versioned, automated, and secure.  […]

Comment Free For All: Which Obscure Linux Distro Do You Regularly Use?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: April 14, 2021 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

Most folks use Debian, Ubuntu, or CentOS, with the occasional pro using RedHat or the hipster using Arch.  But there are over 1,000 Linux distros!  Not all are suitable for running on a VPS of course, and some are quite specialized. But the question we’re throwing out to community is: Which obscure Linux distro do […]

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