Install php7, nginx, MariaDB and WordPress on Debian Jessie for a lean LEMP stack to serve your web site. I am migrating my Digital Ocean VPS from the smallest droplet to the 1 GB droplet. I currently run Apache, PHP, MySQL 5.5 and Varnish 3.x on this VPS droplet. I’ve been advised by many to switch to nginx and MariaDB to boost performance so … I'm curious
The Varnish Cache Firewall is a Web Application Firewall that can protect WordPress. It is an open source project by comotion to integrate the modsecurity web application firewall into Varnish and will help protect WordpPress against SQL injections, XSS attacks and other web attacks. This Varnish firewall tutorial is specifically for Debian but is easily adaptable to Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora and other Linux systems. Ubuntu.… I'm curious
ConfigServer Firewall is a very popular and powerful firewall solution for your VPS, decdicated or home media server. CSF contains a plethora of options for securing your system.
All of the CSF options can be overwhelming so in this guide I walk you through how the ConfigServer Firewall is configured on my $5 Digital Ocean VPS and HostUS backup VPS ($15/year). I have configured a … I'm curious
Redis-server is a caching system that speeds up WordPress using object cache. Benchmarks show ridiculous speed increases with the PECL Redis extension for PHP. I use Redis caching and Varnish caching for this site and have found it to be the best combination on my 512 MB Digital Ocean droplet for $5 a month.
This guide is for Ubuntu and Debian based systems (Wheezy 7, … I'm curious
Varnish is the rock solid reverse proxy. It’s a web accelerator that serves your web pages as static content instead of serving PHP pages. Varnish also has a firewall component thanks to some vmods which have been integrated by comotion to provide a Web Application Firewall to protect your WordPress site or any other web site. A variety of attacks can be prevented like XSS, … I'm curious
Varnish is a refresh proxy that serves your WordPress lightning fast. Varnish will cache your WordPress site as compiled html pages so users avoid making PHP requests from the web server (Apache2 and nginx). It is very simple to set up WordPress Varnish cache on your VPS or dedicated server.
This guide is for Debian Wheezy but Jessie will work too as well as Ubuntu … I'm curious
Varnish a reverse proxy which gives you a real speed boost to WordPress. Running Varnish on this web server means I get a second load time, without Varnish the page load time would be 3+ seconds due to the slowness of PHP and all the WordPress plugins I use. Luckily, I host on a Digital Ocean VPS where you can install and configure Varnish very … I'm curious