configuration

How To Destroy Your Web Server and Ruin Your Night

You could say I have a fairly healthy interest for the systems admin side of tech. I wouldn’t say I’m an expert, but I think I could get by as an entry to mid level admin. Though that certainly doesn’t stop me from doing some colossally stupid things with my personal server(s)....

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Debugging Nginx Configurations

A couple of weeks ago, I saw a tweet that peaked my interest. Any nginx folks out there have a couple spare minutes to help out a developer in our forum? If so: http://t.co/Win6mbbe — Statamic (@statamic) November 27, 2012 Statamic is a slick flat-file PHP CMS written...

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My Blog’s Grand Re-Opening!

Well after months of procrastinating, reading blog post after blog post along with much of nginx’s configuration wiki, and general anxiety about screwing it up; RamiMassoud.com is officially switched over to my new linode! The new server is running a LEMP stack (Linux, EngineX/NginX, MySQL, PHP) built on Debian....

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Adventures With Nginx and PHP

Updated 5/22/2013: After some issues with this setup, I’ve updated the Dotdeb sources to not break after the release of Debian 7 As some may have seen on twitter, I have been toying with ditching the typical Apache in favor of nginx on my production web server. I chose to...

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