If you’ve been following along with our previous tutorials on setting up SSH authentication and then installing a basic LEMP (Linux, Nginx, MySQL, PHP) stack on Ubuntu 16.04, you’re completely set up start putting content online.
In Bash, the default Unix shell on most Linux systems, you can save yourself a little bit of time and typing effort by using the
alias command to create some shortcuts. Typically, Linux admins set up some custom aliases for tasks they do repeatedly, or take a long time to type in.
We probably don’t need to spend any time convincing you why a VPS is the better choice for your startup over shared hosting with one of the big, impersonal players out there. With a VPS, you get more choice, better speed, and the ability to do whatever work you need to grow your business.
Here at SSD Nodes, we can’t recommend enough that our customers turn on two-factor authentication (2FA) as soon as they create their account and launch their first virtual private server (VPS).
Most people who operate a VPS understand one of the fundamentals of password best practices: never use the same password in more than one location.
A recent thread over at Reddit’s webdev subreddit asked a relatively common question these days: “Is web dev in danger of being replaced by AI (serious)”. The post’s creator cited an article from Futurism article from Futurism as evidence for the impending end of web development.
A virtual private server (VPS) is most often used to host dynamic websites and applications. This requires installing and configuring a web server.
Every once in a while, you’ll need to either shutdown or reboot your virtual private server (VPS). Whether it’s completely expected or because of some major issue that can’t be resolved otherwise, you’ll want to know some best practices before it becomes necessary.
Maybe you've seen it right on our front page—we're proud of the RAID 10 configuration found on every server that helps SSD Nodes hum along, which "offers both tremendous speed and maximum file redundancy." We truly believe it's a critical aspect of a high-performing SSD-based hosting experience.
As soon as your new virtual private server (VPS) is partitioned, you’ll probably want to log in and get started. Whether you want to install Apache/nginx and host your very own website, use it as an educational tool, or host your startup’s SaaS application, you’ll want to not only make accessing it on a regular basis easier, but also more secure.