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What’s the Fastest WordPress Stack? Find Out on LowEndTalk!

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 19, 2022 @ 4:00 am, by raindog308

Stop me if you’ve heard this on before. You started a web site and were thrilled when you started to get substantial traffic.  At first, your cPanel hosting could keep up but eventually either you or your provider decided that you’d outgrown shared hosting. So you step up to a VPS and maybe it’s OK […]

What Can You Do With A Minimal-Resource Cheap VPS?

Tags: , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: May 1, 2022 @ 6:00 pm, by Sean Perryman

A question is often posed asking why providers offer plans with minimal resources. This references VPS plans with 128MB, 256MB, and similar RAM allocations. RAM is the primary concern because of CPU abstraction (1 vCPU with one provider vs. another). Disk allocations are what they are, and comparing NVMe to SSD to HDD allotments is […]

Ramdisks: Why You Might Enjoy One, Plus a Performance Puzzler

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: April 19, 2022 @ 12:00 am, by raindog308

A ramdisk – or if you prefer, RAMdisk – is a method of taking a section of memory and treating it as disk.  If you think about it for a moment, the pros/cons should be obvious: RAM is much faster than even the fastest disk, so operations on the ramdisk are much faster than when […]

How to install PHP 7.4 with Nginx and Apache on Ubuntu

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

This article was contributed by Dustin Cisneros at RackNerd, a web hosting and infrastructure as a service provider which was recently voted #1 by the LowEndTalk community! If you are looking for a Linux VPS, Ryzen VPS, Windows VPS, or shared and reseller hosting services, be sure to take a look at RackNerd’s latest special […]

How to Force and Redirect HTTPS with .htaccess

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

This article was contributed by Dustin Cisneros at RackNerd, a web hosting and infrastructure as a service provider which was recently voted #1 by the LowEndTalk community! If you are looking for a Linux VPS, Ryzen VPS, Windows VPS, or shared and reseller hosting services, be sure to take a look at RackNerd’s latest special […]

How to Set Up Nginx Server Blocks on Ubuntu 20.04

Tags: , , , Date/Time: June 18, 2021 @ 4:54 am, by Jon Biloh

This article was contributed by the folks at RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. If you are looking for a VPS with full root access to set up Nginx on, be sure to review their latest LowEndBox special offers here. If you want to […]

LowEndBoxTV: Building a Highly Available WordPress Site, Part 6: Does It Work?!?

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 23, 2021 @ 12:00 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, the final episode of the series, we enable round-robin DNS and test our setup. What happens if we take down node #1? What […]

How to Install NGINX on a Debian 10 VPS

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: January 26, 2021 @ 1:40 am, by Jon Biloh

This article was contributed by the folks at RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. If you are looking for a VPS with full root access to set up NGINX on, be sure to review their latest LowEndBox special offers here. NGINX is a popular […]

Nginx vs. OpenLiteSpeed vs. Apache

This article was contributed by Dustin B. Cisneros of RackNerd – a provider of shared hosting, reseller hosting, VPS hosting, dedicated servers, DRaaS, colocation, and more. A web server is an integral part of your website. The performance, security, and reliability of your website depend on which web server you are using. There are three […]

How to Configure Reverse Proxy with NGINX

Tags: , , , Date/Time: October 5, 2020 @ 10:07 am, by Jon Biloh

NGINX is a light-weight web server first released in 2004 which can also be used as a reverse proxy. We have made many tutorials over NGINX at LowEndBox, and recently setup a Node.js Application, it also used NGINX as its reverse proxy, but it used an NPM package to generate the app-specific configurations. In this […]

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