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It’s as simple as this: have SSH listen on the standard port 22, and when you check your server logs, you see all sorts …

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Last time around we made our Debian VPS ready with the LEMP recipe. Let’s now configure the stack and migrate over the old WP …

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In this first part, we deal with the LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) stack recipe and set up the basic server after installing the …

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If you are running WordPress on a VPS, you’ve got all the power in the world to run the site exactly the way you …

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In the previous article in this series (‘Data Centre Redundancy’, page 56, April 2009) we got an overview of the architecture associated with data centre redundancy. An important aspect of this is to make sure that the traffic is evenly distributed across all the data centres in order to fully utilise the available capacity. In this concluding article, we will discuss the use of LVS (Linux Virtual Server) to load balance the traffic across data centres.

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Last month we discussed how to set up a highly available cluster of Web servers that are load balanced using nginx. One shortcoming in that set-up was the reverse-proxy server itself, which on crashing, will cause the entire Web server cluster to go down. Therefore, we would need to build high-availability in the reverse-proxy server itself.

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Getting started with nginx, a powerful HTTP Web server/reverse proxy and IMAP/POP3 reverse proxy.