Redis cache for speeding up your WordPress site
A quick tutorial on installing Redis and configuring Wordpress to communicate with Redis as a caching layer.
Cheatsheet: Productivity-Boosting Bash Shortcuts
The default Linux Bash shell might, at first, feel like a rather restrictive environment to work in. Many users get stuck on the inability to select text with the mouse, …
7 free New Relic alternatives for VPS monitoring
Try out one of the many New Relic alternatives to monitor your VPS and identify issues, receive alerts, or look at comprehensive dashboards—all for free!
5 Self-Hosted (and Docker-Friendly) Apps I’m Installing This Weekend
Perhaps the best thing about having a VPS is the ability to experiment with hosting pretty much any application out there. And by using Docker as the foundation, it gets …
Tutorial: Easier Docker Management with Portainer
Docker makes the task of managing VPS a lot easier, but Portainer takes it a step further. View real-time data and administer via an easy web interface.
Tutorial: Speeding Up MySQL Without Using the CPU
We recently had a user ask us a relatively simple question: How do I speed up my MySQL query performance without just relying on the CPU?
5 Lessons Factorio Taught Me About Development
Remember that any automation tool—whether it’s Ansible or Gulp or Travis CI—doesn’t have to be perfect right away. You can always tweak things later.