Update VestaCP to PHP 7.2 on CentOS 7

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Vesta Control Panel is simple and easy to use open source hosting control panel. It has simple and clean interface and lots of useful features that will help you to host your websites on your VPS. Vesta Control Panel currently can be installed on RHEL 5, RHEL 6, RHEL 7 CentOS 5, CentOS 6, CentOS 7, Debian 6, Debian 7, Debian 8, Ubuntu 12.04 – 16.04 operating systems.

The control panel has a lot of useful features, such as:

Easy backup and restore
Web log viewer
Server monitoring
Web, DNS, mail and database management
SSL Certificates and SNI Support
Auto Updates
and much more…

In this blog tutorial we will show you how to update VestaCP to PHP 7.2 on a CentOS 7 VPS. The update process is pretty easy and fast. You just need to enable the Remi repository since PHP 7.2 is not available in the default repositories. … Continue reading

Install Ghost on Ubuntu 16.04

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Install Ghost on Ubunt 16.04

In this blog post we will show you how to install Ghost on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with the latest version of NGINX. Ghost is a new exciting blogging platform built on Node.js. The Ghost user interface is very simple and straightforward making it great for beginners as well as advanced users. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. … Continue reading

Install OpenLiteSpeed on CentOS 7

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In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install OpenLiteSpeed  on a CentOS 7 Virtual Server.  OpenLiteSpeed is a high performance web server software. It is a lightweight application with low CPU and RAM usage, developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. It is fairly easy to install  OpenLiteSpeed on a CentOS server. The installation process should take about 10-15 minutes if you follow the easy steps described below.

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Install PHP 7 and Redis on a DirectAdmin VPS

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Install PHP 7 and Redis on a DirectAdmin VPS

Redis is an in-memory data structure store primarily used as a database and cache system. In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install, configure and use Redis on a CentOS VPS with PHP 7 and DirectAdmin control panel. Lets dive in.

Installing Redis and Upgrading to PHP 7.0

First let’s update the package manager, we’re using CentOS 7 so the package manager will be yum:

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How to Back Up and Restore a PostgreSQL Database

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PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) that is suited for large databases and has many advanced features. Its emphasis is on extensibility and standards-compliance. PostgreSQL can handle workloads ranging from small single-machine applications to large Internet-facing applications with many concurrent users.It has been developed actively for more than 15 years by a team of volunteers all around the world.

In this tutorial, we will take a look at how we can back up and restore a PostgreSQL database.

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How to install Piwik on a Debian 9 VPS

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In this tutorial, we will explain the installation of Piwik on a Debian 9 VPS. Piwik is a free and open-source web analytics tool written by a team of international developers. It can run on a webserver with PHP and MySQL/MariaDB. It tracks online visits to one or more websites and displays reports on these visits for analysis. Among many things, it provides real time data updates, content tracking, goal conversion tracking, event tracking, analytics for e-commerce websites, site search analytics, geolocation and much more.

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Should I Choose Linux Web Hosting Over Windows Web Hosting?

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Being a webmaster is only getting easier and easier with time. Novice webmasters who are trying to decide which web hosting service they should go with have a wide array of options in terms of products and services, as well as packages combining the two. Most web hosts will allow you to choose between a Linux or a Windows host — this leads to newcomers without advanced knowledge and skills in the field of web hosting and design finding themselves in a dilemma. This poses the question: should you choose a Linux virtual server, or opt for Windows hosting?

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Linux Directory Structure Explained

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For a Windows user, the Linux file structure can be, and often is, quite confusing. From the start, the beginning of the root system is quite different.

In Windows, the root starts with the physical hard drive location, most often “C:/”. In Linux, however, the root is a logical location marked simply as “/”.

In Windows, we have drives, files, and folders. In Linux, everything is represented as being a file. The file system structure in Linux is defined by a so-called “Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)”

What follows are the Linux directories and their corresponding uses and functions.

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