How to Install Vestacp Nginx LEMP Stack with Redis Caching on Ubuntu

This simple step by step tutorial will show you some basic information on how to setup Nginx with standalone Nginx and PHP-fpm (instead of the default one: Nginx as frontend proxy with Apache as backend) complemented with Redis in-memory object caching. The purpose of this setup is to build a fast and lightweight server to host your websites but still to make use of the easiness of VestaCP to setup the whole LEMP stack. Hence, the overall process will be way faster to setup. Continue reading “How to Install Vestacp Nginx LEMP Stack with Redis Caching on Ubuntu”

How to Install and Use Memcached with Nginx, PHP 7 on Ubuntu 16.04

We have several articles about Varnish, a popular technology to cache your website in server’s memory / RAM and therefore it can boost the speed of your website and enlighten your server load. Today, I will show you another in-memory caching technology which is earlier and more popular than Varnish Cache. Meet Memcached! In sort, it is a distributed in-memory caching system that stores key-value pairs in your server’s RAM. The purpose of using this technology is still the same: to turbo boost your site performance as well as reducing server heavy load by avoiding frequent queries to database. Memcached (pronounced: Mem-cash-dee), or Memcache-daemon, is a process that listens by default on port 11211. Continue reading “How to Install and Use Memcached with Nginx, PHP 7 on Ubuntu 16.04”