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MySQL Network Security - Apr 01, 2016

See how to setup MySQL to allow secure remote connections from your application servers.

Running Ansible 2 Programmatically - Mar 05, 2016

Ansible 2 is out, and that means it's time to upgrade the previous article on Running Ansible Programmatically for Ansible 2, which has significant API changes under the hood.

TCP load balancing with Nginx (SSL Pass-thru) - Dec 11, 2015

Learn to use Nginx 1.9.* to load balance TCP traffic. In this case, we'll setup SSL Passthrough to pass SSL traffic received at the load balancer onto the web servers.

Using PostgreSQL - Dec 02, 2014

Learn how to install and use PostgreSQL for your applications.

Nginx Caching - Sep 09, 2014

See how to cache both dynamic and static content using Nginx!

An Ansible Tutorial - Aug 26, 2014

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

Monitoring Processes with Supervisord - Aug 12, 2014

Process monitoring is important to keep your applications alive after restart or error. Find out how to use the ultra-popular Supervisord.

SSH Tricks - Jul 01, 2014

Amazing things you can do with SSH, including an introduction to Ansible!

Initial Security Setup - Jun 30, 2014

Server security is hugely important. In this edition, we'll cover the initial security precautions you should take.

Firewalls and Auto Updating - Jun 17, 2014

In this edition, we'll continue on with more security by learning how to manage the firewall with Iptables. We'll also learn how to turn on automatic security updates on Ubuntu.

Copying Files - May 20, 2014

We all need to move files around different computers, both locally and remotely. Let's learn some techniques and see how to make that easier for ourselves!

Permissions and User Management - May 06, 2014

Managing user and group permissions is a pain until you know what's going on. We'll cover managing creating users and setting up user and group permissions.

Hosts File and DNS - Apr 22, 2014

Learn how to use your hosts file and DNS for local development.

Self-Signed SSL Certificates - Apr 08, 2014

Testing sites for SSL certificates in development is important! Let's cover how to create and install self-signed SSL certificates in Apache and Nginx.

All About Logs - Mar 11, 2014

Let's cover how to manage logs effectively!

Getting Off of MAMP - Feb 25, 2014

We'll get off of MAMP, and into Vagrant, along with setting up Apache!