Server Admin for Programmers

Teaching the server tech you need for development and
production. Eliminating the frustration of server configuration.

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June 12, 2018

Docker in Development Part I

12 Videos

A course on using Docker in development and learning about Docker.

June 12, 2018

Docker in Development Part II

9 Videos

We continue the Docker in Dev course by using Docker Compose and building a development workflow.

December 22, 2017

Scaling on Forge

11 Videos

See how to use Forge to scale your Laravel application, using server optimzations, load balancing, and more.

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

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May 23, 2018

Mapping Headers in Nginx

PHP 

We see how to map Cloudfront's Cloudfront-Forwarded-Proto header to X-Forwarded-Proto, which my Laravel application needed to read.

May 22, 2018

Multi-Tenancy in Nginx

Beginners 

We see how to configure Nginx to respond to wildcard subdomains, great for multi-tenancy!

May 18, 2018

Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in Nginx

Beginners 

We see how to use Nginx to redirect any non-SSL connection to HTTP.

May 17, 2018

Web Servers and the Host Header

Beginners 

We see how the Host header is used by our web servers to decide which configured site to serve.

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