Servers

In this section I keep notes and write extended tutorials on things like configuring Nginx servers, serving Drupal. Upgrading Ubuntu, PHP-FPM, e.t.c. Apache, Jboss, Tomcat and other might pop in this section as well. Basically routine tasks and solved problems I'm facing everyday. 

How to Specify a Vary: Accept-Encoding header Nginx
The other day I visited tools.pingdom.com to test performance for my blog (the one you are currently reading) and I did fine I have a two bottlenecks:...
Cheap Drupal Hosting - Starting $3.95/mo - Bluehost
I believe there are many articles out there about best/cheap/fast... you name it - Drupal hosting. In this article, I will provide a simple review of a very...
Bluehost VS Linode - Which VPS Hosting To Choose
For a prelude, I have been a core Linode VPS user for the past last 3 years. Currently, I'm running 4 separate Linode VPS (on one of them this blog is running...
Nginx redirect domain name to another domain
Redirecting website visitors to a different domain name using Nginx is simple. Add the following code to your server config: ...
How to solve Nginx: 413 Request Entity Too Large error
I'm running a Nginx powered server I have configured a while ago. One problem I have on my Drupal sites hosted on that environment is that I couldn't upload a...
Installing ownCloud on Linode - Ubuntu 14.04
Some time ago I get an opportunity to familiarize with ownCloud, you can find out more about my first impressions with ownCloud server here.  Today I...
OwnCloud - Answer to my Needs
A while ago (actually a very long time ago) I faced a need to develop a file storage server for some of my customer. This is what I wrote 6 months ago...
Redirect non www to www - Apache .htaccess
It has been years since I last time used .htaccess file available in Apache. I'm using Ngnix servers for 99.9 of mine work. But today I had an opportunity...
Ngnix Redirect To WWW
You already probably know that search engines (Google) see www as a separate domain. If you are not using 301 redirects you might get penalized for duplicate...
How To Setup Ngnix Default Domain For Not Configured Domains or IP Address
Yesterday I wrote, a little bit about my problems with wrong indexed links in Google. Today I will provide a simple guide on  how to configure Ngnix to...
Problems with Ngnix default domain - solved
Today I stuck with weird problem - links from site I expected to be indexed on Google, was indexed but not from that domain. Links were indexed by IP and other...