If you see this message in your online ServerPilot panel, your Ubuntu web server is ready to host your websites. Or maybe not? Continue reading First steps after ServerPilot has been installed
For small websites or not so popular WordPress blogs a small VPS with only 256MB of RAM should be enough. If you’ve followed this guide to install a Ubuntu web server you need to optimize your server a little bit.
Download the Perl script to your (admin) home directory:
Create also a file
nano .my.cnf and add this code:
[client] user=someusername pass=thatuserspassword
After running MySQLtuner script
perl mysqltuner.pl you should get this warning:
Reduce your overall MySQL memory footprint for system stability
To resolve this an other memory related issues we need to optimize the MySQL database settings. Continue reading Optimize Apache and MySQL for a 256MB VPS
I’m using eAccelerator on two servers now, for both I’m using DirectAdmin as control panel. One is based on Ubuntu and the other one is running on Cent-OS.
Download eAccelerator from their website and follow their instructions (you need root access to install eAccelerator and it’s required to install php5-dev tools first):
wget http://bart.eaccelerator.net/source/0.9.6.1/eaccelerator-0.9.6.1.tar.bz2 tar xjvf eaccelerator-0.9.6.1.tar.bz2 cd eaccelerator-0.9.6.1 phpize ./configure --with-php-config=/usr/local/php5/bin/php-config make
The “–with-php-config” setting is maybe not necessary, check your server for the right location.
It might be possible that you need to install the PHP dev tools first (yum install php-devel (Cent-OS or apt-get install php-dev) Continue reading How-to install eAccelerator?