Category: How to’s

Posts about “how to” perform certain tasks.

Varnish cache example – SSL offloading

This article explains how Varnish is implemented in this server to speed up the site. The main peculiarities of this example are: Using Varnish version 4 – www.varnish-cache.org https (port 443) hits Apache then it forwards traffic to Varnish (SSL

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LogStash – ElasticSearch – Kibana3

Published an article about how to install and configure LogStash + ElasticSearch + Kibana3 LogStash is for collecting, parsing, mangling and passing of logs. Elasticsearch is its output and where the processed data is stored for quick access Kibana3 is

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Upgrade from Debian Lenny to Squeeze in OVH RPS

This website is hosted in one of these servers: http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/rps_offers.xml OVH offers a wide list of possible OS to install in your dedicated box and I believe the best one is Debian, I love its simplicity, community support, security and

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