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How To Speed Up Drupal 7.7 With Boost And nginx (Debian Squeeze)

How To Speed Up Drupal 7.7 With Boost And nginx (Debian Squeeze)

This tutorial shows how you can speed up your Drupal 7.7 installation on a LAMP stack (Debian Squeeze) with the help of Boost and nginx. Boost provides static page caching for Drupal enabling a very significant performance and scalability boost for sites that receive mostly anonymous traffic. Boost makes sure that your logged-in users always get fresh content by not caching pages for logged-in users. In a first step I will show how to make your site faster by enabling Boost on a normal LAMP stack (Apache2, PHP, MySQL), and in a second step I explain how to make your site even faster by using nginx as a reverse proxy sitting in front of Apache and delivering the static HTML pages cached by Boost. nginx delivers static files a lot of faster than Apache and uses less memory/CPU.

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Squeeze

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Squeeze

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on a Debian Squeeze server.

Install Tomcat And Deploy Web Applications With Rex

Install Tomcat And Deploy Web Applications With Rex

In this tutorial I will show you how to manage your Tomcat installations and how to deploy Webapps in a repeatable way with Rex. In this tutorial I will use Debian Squeeze, but Rex is also available for other distributions.

The Perfect Server - Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) With BIND & Dovecot [ISPConfig 3]

The Perfect Server - Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) With BIND & Dovecot [ISPConfig 3]

This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

Setting Up Unison File Synchronization Between Two Servers On Debian Squeeze

Setting Up Unison File Synchronization Between Two Servers On Debian Squeeze

This tutorial shows how to set up file synchronization between two Debian Squeeze servers with Unison. Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync, but the big difference is that it tracks/synchronizes changes in both directions, i.e., files changed on server1 will be replicated to server2 and vice versa.

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Debian Squeeze

Installing Subversion And Configuring Access Through Different Protocols On Debian Squeeze

Subversion (svn) is an open-source version control system (VCS), used in the development of many software projects. This tutorial shows how to install Subversion on Debian Squeeze and how to configure it to allow access to a repository through different protocols: file://, http://, https://, svn://, and svn+ssh://.

Using Apache2 Content Negotiation To Serve Different Languages

Using Apache2 Content Negotiation To Serve Different Languages

Content negotiation is the ability of a web server to deliver the document that best matches the browser's preferences/capabilities. For example, if a resource exists in multiple languages, the web server can choose which variant it serves based on the Accept-Language header delivered by the browser. This tutorial describes how to configure content negotiation in Apache2 to serve different languages based on browser preferences.

How To Configure Automatic Updates On Debian Squeeze

How To Configure Automatic Updates On Debian Squeeze

This tutorial shows how to configure a Debian Squeeze system to have package updates installed automatically without user interaction. In addition to that I will show you what needs to be done to have the system email you about available updates on a daily basis.

How To Encrypt Directories/Partitions With eCryptfs On Debian Squeeze

How To Encrypt Directories/Partitions With eCryptfs On Debian Squeeze

eCryptfs is a POSIX-compliant enterprise-class stacked cryptographic filesystem for Linux. You can use it to encrypt partitions and also directories that don't use a partition of their own, no matter the underlying filesystem, partition type, etc. This tutorial shows how to use eCryptfs to encrypt a directory on Debian Squeeze.

How To Run Your Own DNS Servers (Primary And Secondary) With ISPConfig 3 (Debian Squeeze)

How To Run Your Own DNS Servers (Primary And Secondary) With ISPConfig 3 (Debian Squeeze)

This tutorial shows how you can run your own DNS servers (primary and secondary) with ISPConfig 3. To do this, you need two servers with two different public IP addresses and with ISPConfig 3 installed. I will use Debian Squeeze for both DNS servers here to demonstrate the base system setup process and ISPConfig 3 installation, but once you have ISPConfig 3 installed on your servers, the configuration inside ISPConfig 3 is identical, no matter what distribution you use.

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