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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 […]

Free SSL with NGINX and LetsEncrypt on Debian 10

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: May 26, 2020 @ 3:30 am, by raindog308

Let’s Encrypt is a free https certificate you can install on your cheap VPS for free, browser-validated https.  In this tutorial, we’ll walk through setting up Let’s Encrypt https on an nginx host running on Debian 10. We’ll be installing nginx from scratch but not will not be getting into php-fpm and other extensions in […]

How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on a Debian 9 VPS

Tags: , , , Date/Time: August 19, 2019 @ 4:13 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will create a simple Node.js application and put it into a production ready environment on Debian 9, “Stretch”. To make the app accessible from your browser, we’ll use Nginx as a reverse proxy. Nginx is a fast and versatile web server, and can also be used as a Load Balancer. To […]

LEMP Stack Installation on Ubuntu 16.04

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 18, 2019 @ 12:09 pm, by Dusko Savic

This tutorial will show you how to install and configure the LEMP stack on your VPS/LowEndBox. LEMP stands for Linux Nginx MySQL PHP, and is a lightweight variation of the LAMP stack, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation of the word […]

CentOS 7 LAMP Server Tutorial Part 6: Moving to NGINX

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Date/Time: July 15, 2019 @ 7:58 am, by Ryan Flowers

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 installing NGINX (pronounced “Engine X”) in its place. Why would we want to replace the Apache web server with NGINX? […]

LEMP Stack Installation on Debian 9

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: July 13, 2019 @ 12:56 pm, by Dusko Savic

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, which includes Apache instead of Nginx. You’ll notice that it’s not written as LNMP, and that’s due to the pronunciation […]

How to Replace Apache with NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04

Tags: , , , , Date/Time: June 20, 2019 @ 12:43 pm, by Jon Biloh

NGINX is the modern web server founded by computer software engineer Igor Sysoev in the year 2004. NGINX is used by the most busiest and high traffic website. NGINX works out of box with the most major web stacks including LEMP (Linux, NGINX, MySQL, PHP) stack. This tutorial assumes that your website is hosted with […]

How To Set Up a Node.js Application for Production on a CentOS 7 VPS

Tags: , , , , , Date/Time: June 10, 2019 @ 2:09 pm, by Dusko Savic

In this tutorial, we will create a simple Node.js application and put it into a production ready environment. We are going to install and use the following pieces of software: Nginx as a reverse proxy. It will make the app accessible from your browser, and in case you ran several sites from the same server, […]

Migrating a Magento Installation from Apache2 to NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Tags: , , , , , , Date/Time: May 28, 2019 @ 6:48 am, by Liam

Magento is one of the worlds leading e-commerce CMS solutions and is used by over 200K websites. What makes Magento such an appealing e-commerce CMS is that Magento offers a free, community edition of their platform. Anyone with some Linux knowledge and access to a modest virtual machine can get their online store up and […]

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