Author: Lead Barista

Optimize PHP-FPM on VestaCP

We had seen installing VestaCP in our budget website tutorial series. VestaCP provides an easy to use web interface to manage and maintain your datacenter. VestaCP comes with PHP-FPM and there are a lot of different ways to efficiently configure it for optimal performance. On one of our datacenter which we manage was consuming more

Getting Started With Docker

Virtualization softwares have been in the market since ages. But there has always been a race to create more efficient and high performance platforms among the developers. Few years ago, this lead in the development of yet another virtualization platform — Docker. Docker is a wee bit different than the traditional virtualization platforms. Docker is

HTML Data Table for Email

HMTL Data Tables in emails are important for notification’s and other places to display information cleanly. Since only in-line CSS is rendered properly across all email clients its imperative that HTML data table has a proper markup to render it cleanly. So, here is a small code snippet for an HTML data table that renders

Get your website in $5 per month [Part 4]

Alright we are now in the last part of our budget website tutorial series. In the last part we have seen how to install and configure all the requirements for the website on your Digital Ocean Droplet. Now in this part we will see how to create a database and install WordPress on your brand new

Get your website in $5 per month [Part 3]

In the last 2 parts of our Budget Website series we have worked on getting a domain name and a hosting server and how to point your domain to the hosting server. In this part we will look at how to actually power up your hosting server so that it can start serving your website. We will be using

Get your website in $5 per month [Part 2]

In the previous part of our Budget Website Series we have seen how to get you on the internet and what are the prerequisites of the same. This part of the series assumes that you have already registered for your domain name and signed up in Digital Ocean. In this part we will see how to create a new Droplet

Get your website in $5 per month [Part 1]

Please note: This article series assumes you are an beginner to intermediate Linux user with knowledge of SSH along with other basic terminal commands. Introduction You have come to this article because you have been trying to start a site and you may have been got hefty quotations from Web Development Companies, Digital Agencies or Freelancers and

Install and Configure Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a great tool for indexing huge amount of data and creating a search or analytics engine. It has a potential of solving large number of use cases. Its based on Apache Lucene and provides a RESTful interface which makes it easy to integrate with any technology. This article describes the very basic Elasticsearch installation and