Dwijadas Dey

Dwijadas Dey

An avid cricket fan and a tech writer, enjoying a transition to the field of DevOps. Mail me at [email protected], or check out my Twitter @Dwijadas_Dey.

Tutorials | May 01, 2019 | By Dwijadas Dey | 13 min read

How to install Nextcloud on your server with Docker

Nextcloud is a fantastic way to break your reliance on other companies like Dropbox or Google. With a few Docker containers, you can install Nextcloud on your VPS in a …

Self-Hosting | Oct 18, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 13 min read

Best Dropbox alternative: NextCloud, Seafile, or Syncthing?

It’s a battle for the best self-hosted Dropbox alternative: NextCloud vs. Seafile vs. Syncthing! See which file-syncing app is the best fit for your VPS.

Cool uses for Docker
VPS Uses | Oct 04, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 9 min read

7 cool uses for Docker: WINE and tweeting from terminals

Docker containers are a beautiful, flexible thing. Here are a few of our favorite cool uses for Docker on your VPS, from the useful to the downright ridiculous.

VPS backups are really simple, you’re just thinking too hard
VPS Uses | Sep 20, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 13 min read

VPS backups are simple—you’re just overthinking it

People keep thinking that manual VPS backups are some impossible task. Let’s see what happens when we stop overthinking and just use rsync smarter.

What is a web server and how does it work?
VPS Uses | Aug 29, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 17 min read

What is a web server, and how does it work?

Between LAMPs and LEMPs and PHP and other acronyms, web servers can be a confusing lot. Let’s answer an essential-but-common question: What is a web server?

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Step-by-step Ansible guide, from installation to playbooks
Tutorials | Aug 23, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 38 min read

A step by step guide to Ansible (Tutorial)

Once you get the hang of Ansible, you’ll use tasks and playbooks to deploy secure servers with ease. Our step-by-step Ansible guide will make you an expert.

Matomo: How to install self-hosted analytics on your VPS
Tutorials | Aug 02, 2018 | By Dwijadas Dey | 13 min read

Matomo: How to install self-hosted analytics on your VPS

Self-host your web analytics with Matomo instead of sending all your data—and your user’s data—directly to Google. Easy to install on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.