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

…rtual server’s /home/, 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 ; [fileinfo] ;fileinfo is included in PHP 5.3=>… uncomment the following line if using

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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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Chris Gilligan Web Developer, Information Architect, Web Server Administrator, Media Producer web • video • print I design and produce information and communication media for university, corporate, small business, manufacturing and non-profit clients: web sites Information architecture and design for open source content management systems Front-end UI design, HTML, PHP, LESS Linux Apache […]

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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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Web Hosting

Decades of experience hosting websites, from small local sites with only a few html pages, to high-traffic sites with thousands of users and pages.  Website hosting, evolved Web hosting has changed dramatically in the last few years. The majority of accounts are now running PHP scripts and MySQL, whereas in the past most accounts were only […]

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Automated WordPress Installation Via Custom Virtualmin Script Installer

…gan-share/”, ‘virtualmin’ => 0, ‘nocache’ => 1 } ); return @files; } Try the install: Put in /usr/libexec/webmin/virtual-server/scripts/ Automatic installation with creation of new virtual server: Virtualmin > System Settings > Server Templates > Default Settings > Default Script Installers Custom WordPress If you want to have the script archive download from a protected […]

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Fail2Ban Regex for RedHat, Fedora, CentOS and Amazon Linux 2013

…of replicated database servers to only allow traffic from within the virtual cloud. Likewise, one could create a cloud group with public facing, load-balanced Varnish reverse proxies that interact with an Apache or NginX app server, and that app server connects to the database cohort. The only publicly-accessible servers would be the web proxies. This […]

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