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Build a microservice with Lambda and API Gateway Using CloudFormation

In this article, I will show you how to build a microservice with AWS Lambda and API Gateway. What are AWS Lambda and API Gateway AWS Lambda lets you run your code without provisioning or managing any servers. This gives you a completely serverless architecture with little to no effort on maintenance. Amazon API Gateway […]

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Speed up your Internet with this DNS

You can now speed up your Internet just by simply changing your DNS. You might have heard of Google Public DNS, but it is not the fastest. Cloudflare teamed up with APNIC to create a DNS over HTTPS which encrypts your DNS queries and is able to resolve queries faster than all other DNS. Most DNS, […]

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Enable HTTP/2 on Nginx

Have you enable HTTP/2 on your Nginx server? If you have not, you should. In this article, I will show you how to enable HTTP/2 in less than 5 minutes. Before we begin, let’s verify that it is not enabled on our website with this tool provided by KeyCDN. If you have yet to setup SSL […]

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SSH into Google Cloud on Windows with PuTTY

In this article, I will show you how to SSH into Google Cloud instances with desktop secure shell clients on Windows. Create SSH Keys and add to Google Cloud In order to create SSH keys on Windows, you will need to download PuTTYgen.

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Inconsistent Permission Errors on WordPress Update

Are you getting inconsistent permission errors on WordPress update? In this article, I will show you how you can fix those errors when updating WordPress.

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Create Swap File on Linux Servers for Better Performance

Are you running a low memory server and your applications are crashing? You can create swap file to prevent your applications from crashing in just 5 minutes. Low memory servers often crash when there is a sudden spike in workload. However, upgrading your server is not an option (yet) due to budget. Restarting your services […]

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Optimize PHP-FPM on Low Memory Nginx Servers

Are you running PHP-FPM on low memory Nginx servers and your services are crashing frequently? The simplest way to resolve this problem is to upgrade your server, but not when you have a tight budget. Databases usually take up a large portion of your memory but limiting memory usage may cause problems. However, if your […]

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Update WordPress with SELinux Enabled

Are you getting permission errors when you update WordPress with SELinux enabled? And facing similar errors you when you install plugins like W3 Total Cache? You are not alone! I had just experienced this problem and it took me several hours to realize that it is due to SELinux. But don’t be tempted to disable […]

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Free SSL Certificates with Let’s Encrypt for Nginx on CentOS 7

Are you paying too much for SSL certificates? Are you looking for free SSL certificates? You can get free SSL certificates with Let’s Encrypt and deploy it with Certbot in less than 10 minutes! In this article, I will show you how you can install and deploy SSL certificates for Nginx servers running on CentOS […]