How to Install Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP (LEMP) Stack on Debian 8

Introduction LEMP is the acronym used to describe a specific open source software configuration for Linux web servers. L – Linux (In this case, Debian 8) E – Nginx (Pronounced Engine X) M – MySQL P – PHP This tutorial will walk you through how to install nginx, mysql and php-fpm, on your Debian 8 server.…

How to Optimize Nginx Configuration

Nginx is a free and open-source, high performance web server software used for its stability, simplicity in configuration which uses low resource consumption. As with any other server or software, Nginx also needs fine tuning for attaining better performance. This tutorial will cover the basics of optimizing an nginx configuration. System Pre-Requisites A droplet with…

How to Create an SSL Certificate on Nginx for Ubuntu 12.04

Introduction Self Signed Certificates are useful for securing the information between web server and the user. A secure connection will be made by encrypting the site’s information. Encryption makes it difficult for an unauthorized person to access site’s information.  An SSL certificate can reveal the virtual private server’s identification information to the site visitors. This…

How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When it comes to high performance and stability  along with  free and open-source, Nginx is the best web server software to choose. It is mostly popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. As  compared to Apache, it is considered to be more resource friendly. You can follow these steps  to install Nginx…

How to Install Nginx on CentOS 6

Introduction Nginx is a free and open-source high performance web server software, popular for its stability, simplicity in configuration and low resource consumption. In this tutorial also, the user needs to have root privileges for execution of commands. Installation of EPEL For the installation of nginx using yum command, you will have to include the EPEL…