Today after I updated the packages on my blog digital ocean droplet (here’s my entire wordpress setup) I discovered that it was ready to be upgraded to the new Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS. DigitalOcean already offers a wonderful guide for you to follow, but there were some caveats on my system that needed to be fixed before […]
Did you know there’s a way to automate the backup of your openshift apps? I didn’t until I found it on the main OpenShift blogs. Turns out there’s a whole webapp that does it beautifully and it takes 3 simple steps to setup a scheduled backup for your application.
Powerful and Cheap WordPress Blog Setup with PHP 7.0, NGNIX, Memcached and MariaDB 10.1 on DigitalOcean 512MB Droplet
I have a few wordpress blogs now, some of them had some spikes in visits, some are quite unpopular, but still I always wanted an easy and secure system to host them all without sacrificing speed and money. After many trials and errors, I am quite happy with my actual setup which is PHP7 Ubuntu […]
Given the recent price/tier changes of Heroku I wanted to understand what alternatives do we have, as developers, to host a Node.js application free of charge. Let me be clear upfront… there are not so many alternatives right now, and I can’t praise Heroku enough for putting out a free plan like the one in […]