Server Admin for Programmers

Teaching the server tech you need for development and
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July 14, 2017

LEMP Stack with PHP-7.1

6 Videos

We see how to install and configure a LEMP stack, using Nginx 1.11 and PHP 7.1

July 10, 2017

Load Balancing with Nginx

6 Videos

We cover how to use Nginx as a load balancer, and see how load balancing affects our application.

May 01, 2017

Start Here

10 Videos

See the first things you need to know when getting started with servers!

April 16, 2017

Jenkins & Blue Ocean

6 Videos

See how to use Jenkins to setup CI, CD, and automate a pipeline of actions for your code!

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November 20, 2017

An Ansible2 Tutorial

Configuration Management 

Updated for Ansible2! Ansible is one of the simplest server provisioning and configuration management tools. This is a guide to getting started with Ansible.

November 02, 2017

LetsEncrypt with HAProxy

Proxies 

We cover using LetsEncrypt to create SSL certificates with a HAProxy load balancer. Since we're using LetsEncrypt on a load balancer (HAProxy) which cannot serve the authorization HTTP requests by itself, we have some unique issues to get around. Let's see how!

August 12, 2017

2.5 Ways to Update a Container

Containers 

See how to modify or add to your Docker containers.

August 12, 2017

MySQL in Development

Containers 

We'll see how to use Dockerized MySQL in development.

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