How to optimize Apache performance on CentOS 7

Apache is one of the most popular and powerful web servers. And of course, it is open source. It is also known as httpd server. Apache web servers are designed to provide a balance of portability, flexibility, and high performance. Optimizing Apache plays a crucial role in determining the overall performance of the system. Apache …

EasyApache 3 reaching EOL by next year

cPanel has just announced that in a bit over a year from now, on Dec 31st 2018, EasyApache will reach end of life. This EOL date was intentionally chosen to align with PHP 5.6’s deprecating, which is also scheduled for 12/31/2018. There’s still one year to go, but a number of things should be noted …

CentOS 7 Help and Tutorials (updated December 2017)

Especially with the recent retiring of CentOS 5 on March 31, 2017, use of version 7 is on the rise. For new systems being installed now, it makes much more sense to go straight to CentOS 7 unless there is a specific compatibility issue. CentOS 6 will have maintenance updates through 2020. The minimum recommended …

How to set up a full Litecoin node in CentOS 7

Litecoin was launched by Charles Lee in 2011 and it is a top 5 cryptocurrency. It is a P2P crypto and it has gained immense popularity in the recent past. In a similar fashion to BTC, Litecoin is a form of digital money that uses blockchain technology to maintain a public ledger of all transactions. It …

How to setup Replication for PostgreSQL in CentOS 7

PostgreSQL is an open source object-relational database.  It is robust and can handle heavy workloads. PostgreSQL can be easily used on any OS family, such as Linux, BSD, Unix or Windows. In today’s post we will walk you through the setup of a replication system for PostgreSQL 9.6 in CentOS 7. Replication is the process …

How To Secure A CentOS 7 Server In 3 Simple Steps

Once we have set up a brand new CentOS 7 VPS, the next step should always be to secure the server. This is commonly known as server hardening. Server hardening ensures restrictive usage of the server by incorporating various authentication and authorization mechanisms. So what all are the security features that can be added to a new CentOS …

How to setup a full Ethereum node in a CentOS 7 VPS server

At its core, Ethereum is an open software platform. It allows developers to build and deploy decentralized applications and it is based on blockchain technology. An Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), can execute scripts using internationally linked network of public nodes. Ethereum’s cryptocurrency token is known as “Ether”. So is Ethereum similar to Bitcoin? Well, they do …

cPanel 68 released

cPanel has just made version 68 available in their current tier. Here are the highlights of what’s new: File-level backups. It is now possible to restore individual files from a cPanel account backup, rather than having to restore the entire account. Certainly a handy feature! Virtuozzo 7 support. First cPanel version that fully supports Virtuozzo …