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Updating A Free Udemy Bootstrap Course On Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Low End Box recently published A Beginner’s Quick Glance At Two Of Udemy’s Free Courses! The second of the two Udemy courses discussed in that post was Create a Members Only Blog using PHP, MySQL, & AJAX The previous post mentioned the Udemy Members Only Blog course's prerequisite to have a LAMP stack installed. Many people like to run LAMP or another stack locally on their development machine. However, many others, p...

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Updating A Free Udemy Bootstrap Course On Oracle Cloud Free Tier

Have You Checked Out Our Tutorials?

Sure, you come to LowEndBox to get great deals, but did you know you can also learn a thing or two here? We have over 250 tutorials we've published over the years on topics such as Linux VPS administr...

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Have You Checked Out Our Tutorials?

SQL vs. NoSQL - Which is Better?

In the world of database systems, SQL has been the king since it took off in the early 80s.  It was conceived, developed, and codified in the 1970s but really hit its stride once developers had worked...

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SQL vs. NoSQL - Which is Better?

Nodes and Modes: Maintaining Galera Replication for MariaDB

In a previous tutorial, we showed you how to setup Galera replication for MariaDB so you could have multi-node, multi-master clusters.  We also saw how MariaDB painlessly replicates data.  In this tut...

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Nodes and Modes: Maintaining Galera Replication for MariaDB

Painless MariaDB Replication with Galera Clusters

Galera is MariaDB's multi-master replication technology which makes it a snap to setup highly-available multi-node MariaDB clusters.  In this tutorial we'll walk through setting up a cluster and also...

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Painless MariaDB Replication with Galera Clusters

LowEndBoxTV: Weekend Update for May 1, 2021

Free VPS, Cheap VPS, and Ryzen VPS, plus interviews with DirectAdmin and OnApp, plus our Industry Roundtable on ipv4 exhaustion, plus...whew, it was quite a week! This video is our weekly update of ev...

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LowEndBoxTV: Weekend Update for May 1, 2021

Automating mysql_secure_installation in MariaDB Setup

Lots of people want to automate their system setup, and this is frequently done by either using the provider's new VM hooks to run a script at setup time or later using something like Ansible. If you...

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Automating mysql_secure_installation in MariaDB Setup

Tuning MySQL 101: The Big Things to Look At

Database tuning is an art, rather than a science. I speak as someone who's worked as a professional DBA for over 15 years and is certified in multiple commercial RDBMS techologies. There is no set of...

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Tuning MySQL 101: The Big Things to Look At

Getting Started With the Dolphin: MySQL 101 - Full Setup and How to Guide

MariaDB and PostgreSQL are the two leading SQL databases. Both adhere to many ANSI SQL standards, but these ANSI standards don't specify all behaviors. The SQL statement themselves (such as SELECT, IN...

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Getting Started With the Dolphin: MySQL 101 - Full Setup and How to Guide

Limitless Hosting - Amazing discounts on cPanel/DirectAdmin Web Hosting and Reseller Hosting

Limitless Hosting recently contacted us with very affordable cPanel/DirectAdmin Web Hosting and Reseller Hosting. They told us that even normal price starts at $0.50/month! Also, they provide even mor...

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Limitless Hosting - Amazing discounts on cPanel/DirectAdmin Web Hosting and Reseller Hosting

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 6: Moving to NGINX

Welcome to the last installment in the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series! In this article we are going to turn our LAMP server into a LEMP server by removing Apache and in...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 6: Moving to NGINX

LEMP Stack Installation on Debian 9

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox, running Debian 9. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack...

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LEMP Stack Installation on Debian 9

How to Install Moodle on Ubuntu 18.04

Moodle is an open source Learning Management System or LMS.  It hails as the worlds most popular learning platform with over 153M users worldwide.  Moodle is consumable in 3 basic hosted varieties: DI...

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How to Install Moodle on Ubuntu 18.04

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 5: Speeding up WordPress with Redis

In the previous CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorials, we configured a LAMP stack, secured it with Let's Encrypt SSL certificates, and installed WordPress with WP-CLI. Here in Part 5 we're going to up our ga...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 5: Speeding up WordPress with Redis

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 4: WordPress and wp-cli

Welcome to the fourth installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series.In Part 1 and Part 2 we configured a LAMP server with PHP-FPM running PHP 7.3 and a modern versi...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 4: WordPress and wp-cli

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 3: Let's Encrypt SSL

Welcome to the third installment of the CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained series. This tutorial builds on the work done in Part 1 and Part 2, so if you haven't checked them out,...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 3: Let's Encrypt SSL

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

With this tutorial, you will be able to install and secure phpMyAdmin, the most popular program for accessing MySQL and MariaDB databases on Internet servers. What We Are Going To Cover Installing the...

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Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 2]

In Part 1 of this Tutorial, we discussed why we decided to build a LAMP server instead of getting one pre-configured via a control panel such as cPanel or Virtualmin. We configured Remi's repository f...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 2]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 1]

Welcome to another LowEndBox Linux tutorial! In this post we're going to design and configure a high performance server that will allow you to run multiple websites using the latest software available...

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CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial: Modernized and Explained [Part 1]

How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

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...

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How To Set Up A Laravel Application on Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

How To Install CakePHP On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

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 wil...

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How To Install CakePHP On Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

LEMP Stack installation on Centos 7

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....

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LEMP Stack installation on Centos 7

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 1

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...

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Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 1

Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 2

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 se...

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Configuring Virtualmin on CentOS 7 for Website Hosting: Part 2

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

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...

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

How to Harden the Security of MySQL on your VPS

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 implementation...

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How to Harden the Security of MySQL on your VPS

Reducing MySQL Memory Usage for Low End Boxes

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 aroun...

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Reducing MySQL Memory Usage for Low End Boxes

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