Ranvir Singh

Ranvir Singh

Nerd. Physics enthusiast. Cloud computing guy and occasional writer. Feel free to catch me on Twitter (https://twitter.com/probablyranvir) or via email ([email protected]).

VPS Uses | Sep 12, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 10 min read

Using Browsh and a VPS to browse ‘bandwidth-free’?

Browsh lets you browse the web using a terminal, which got me thinking: Could I significantly reduce my bandwidth by routing it through my VPS and SSH?

Linux containers (LXC) and HAProxy
Tutorials | Aug 16, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 26 min read

Linux containers and HAProxy for many websites on one VPS

Instead of relying on Docker to host multiple websites on a single VPS, use native Linux containers (LXC) and a tiny reverse proxy for lightning speed.

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Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration
VPS Uses | Aug 15, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 11 min read

Shared hosting to VPS: What to expect in the migration

A virtual private server offers more power and less cost compared to shared hosting, but keep these tips in mind when migrating from shared hosting to VPS.

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots
VPS Uses | Jul 25, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 9 min read

7 Docker uses for minimalists: GUIs, IDEs, and honeypots

There’s a ton of Docker uses those who are both minimalists and sysadmins—use it to run GUI apps locally or set up a honeypot for ultimate VPS security.

HTTPS: How it works and why you should care
Development | Jul 19, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 13 min read

HTTPS: How it works and why you should care

HTTPS and Let’s Encrypt are fundamental to the future of the Internet. Here’s what you need to know about how the system works and how you can implement it.

Linux package managers: Learning apt and yum
Tutorials | Jun 28, 2018 | By Ranvir Singh | 15 min read

Linux package managers: Learning apt and yum

Linux package managers might seem a daunting task, but they’re easy to master once you understand how they work.