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Install phpMyAdmin with SSL on CentOS, Amazon Linux, RedHat (Apache or NginX)

…nd auth_type. For a production server, SSL should be ON and auth_type http is better; http auth uses MySQL user/pass combinations to restrict access to user-specific databases. <?php /* Servers configuration */ $i = 0; /* Server: MySQL Server [1] */ $i++; $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘verbose’] = ‘MySQL Server‘; $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘host’] = ‘122.34.567.89’; $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘port’] = ‘3306’; $cfg[‘Servers’][$i][‘socket’] = ”;… […]

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How to Configure APC Cache on Virtual Servers with PHP running under FCGId

…rtual server’s /home/domainname.com/etc/php5/php.ini, add the following configuration: (you may also install memcached, and should install fileinfo for full use of W3 Total Cache) [memcached] ;memcached for distributed servers – e.g. mysql server on separate host ;extension=memcache.so [fileinfo] ;fileinfo is included in PHP 5.3=>… uncomment the following line if using <=5.2 ;extension=fileinfo.so [APC] extension = apc.so… […]

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Tuning Apache and MySQL for Best Performance in a Shared Virtual Hosting Environment

…cover all applications. Firewall Unnecessary Traffic from Affecting the Server Before you begin performance tuning, please consider using a stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall & login failure daemon (LFD) for your server: ConfigServer Firewall is an excellent free firewall & LFD. This will help prevent brute force probes, port flooding, DDOS, etc. If you have […]

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Apache and MySql Performance Tuning for High Traffic WordPress Website on Cpanel

…lar sites that do not have a solid security and load balancing strategy are subject to crippling traffic from the Internet’s millions of malicious and compromised servers and personal computers. Reconfigured Apache web server, PHP and MySQL to better utilize the server’s horsepower. Cpanel’s efault Apache and MySQL configurations were limiting the number of concurrent […]

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Web Hosting

…and the number of concurrent clients which can be served. If you have a simple local site, this is not a problem… but if you have a large audience, run an e-commerce site, or anticipate a spike in visits, your site and server must be optimized for high traffic. High-Performance PHP Hosting: serve pre-built, cached […]

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WordPress with W3 Total Cache on Nginx with APC (Virtualmin)

…ess for ease of development, compatibility with other scripts, etc. Accordingly, the suggested configuration is for WordPress installed in a subfolder. This info also assumes you have successfully installed APC Cache on your server, and set up a clean install of Virtualmin with Nginx as the Alternative Web Server. Switching from Apache to Nginx later […]

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Integrating Content from External Sources into OU Campus Using RSS, PHP, and JavaScript

…will require a bit of PHP and MySQL work to generate the RSS feed. This requires some processing, and will introduce a delay in service of the OU Campus PHP page. To avoid this latency, we create cron jobs on the production server to periodically fetch the feeds and cache them locally on the production […]

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…xperience in website production: information architecture, interface design, database integration, site hosting and management, site promotion, search engine placement Software CentOS, Ubuntu , Amazon Linux Apache, NGINX web servers, MySQL database server Panic Coda Editor, Codekit compiler HTML, CSS, LESS, SASS markup Bootstrap, Foundation frameworks Javascript libraries: jQuery & plugins Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, Illustrator, Acrobat […]

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Varnish VCL and Config for WordPress with W3 Total Cache

…rnish on AWS. I now have a configuration that seems to work for all WordPress features, including logged-out commenting. This configuration also works well with W3 Total Cache. This configuration is for Varnish on a separate server, but should also work on a single server with appropriate changes to the port and backend IP settings. […]

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