Category: DevOps

Writing Your First Dockerfile

A Dockerfile is a text document that contains all the commands a user could call on the command line to assemble an image. Once you have a Docker file ready you can “build” this file into an image and then spawn a container based on this image. In this article we will create a simple

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

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

Nginx Configration For node.js

Nginx has become the most important player in web server’s. With very low footprint and easy virtual host configuration, Nginx is becoming more and more popular among Developers and System Admins. There is a lot of struggle when it comes to configure Nginx with Node.js. A Node.js app can be started on any free port