Back up your files with rsync and a VPS
With rsync and a VPS with some spare disk space, you can set up an automated backup system to ensure your important local files are safe(r).
Getting started with Docker on your VPS (Tutorial)
Getting started with Docker on your VPS is pretty straightforward, and once you’re set up via this tutorial, it’s like you’ve “leveled up” in DevOps.
Getting started with Ansible for configuration management (Tutorial)
In this Ansible tutorial, we’ll cover using Ansible as a configuration management tool for setting up a bare CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu server
The ultimate VPS beginner’s guide
Every sysadmin starts somewhere. Build yourself kickass LAMP-busting, reverse-proxying, self-hosting colossus with this VPS beginner’s guide.
Host multiple websites on one VPS with Docker and Nginx
Docker is an excellent tool for running multiple services on a single VPS without them interfering with each other—for example, one website built on Wordpress and another built on Ghost. …
Ansible security playbook for your VPS (part 1)
In this step-by-step Ansible tutorial, let’s build a playbook that creates a new user, installs some packages, and hardens SSH from attack.
Ansible security playbook for your VPS (part 2)
Using Ansible we can create a highly secure VPS in a matter of minutes. Let’s walk through iptables, fail2ban, and unattended security upgrades.