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How to install LEMP on Ubuntu 14.04

We all know what LAMP is, right? It means Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP. It was the traditional stack where most developers built their apps for the past decade. However, on this tutorial we will replace the traditional MySQL server with a cool replacement called MariaDB, and Apache with the all mighty Nginx. On this […] Read more

How to install HHVM + Nginx on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

HHVM is a virtual machine created by Facebook engineers, it was built to support high traffic from PHP requests for the facebook requirements. It’s used ot execute PHP and Hack apps. The main difference between HHVM PHP and other PHP servers is the fact that HHVM compiles PHP into machine code for faster processing. The […] Read more

How to Configure a Remote MySQL Database on Ubuntu

Most developers and webmasters don’t need remote MySQL connections. Their small websites use MySQL, running on the same server as their PHP applications. That’s why ‘localhost’ (127.0.0.1) is specified as the MySQL server/host on most CMS and apps installations. Even if you have a cache system configured for MySQL, when you have big traffic applications with […] Read more

How to install Memcached on Ubuntu

Memcached is a system daemon that allows you to cache information on RAM memory, this allows you better app speeds and avoid bad performance on your dedicated or vps server. Memcached works at system level, however you can use Memcached with many programming languages in order to optimize your apps. On this example I will […] Read more