Among the masses of Magento installation guides and methodologies, which is the most ideal way to install Magento software and why. Without further ado, let us reveal the answer as Docker. Why? If you use Docker, it allows you to install and manage packages and at the same time, allows you to run additional scripts after each update. And what makes it special? Find out by exploring the article.
Docker offers a set of PaaS (Platform as a Service) works using its container-based technology to address the limitations of Virtualization that had been experienced over the years now. This article will start with the basic procedure on how to verify your access to Docker Hub and thereby to search images using the Docker commands followed by searching the Nginx official image for demonstration purpose.
Nginx, the most widely used web servers in recent years is popularly known for its simple configuration, stability and high performance. Unlike the other web servers, it can also function as a proxy server and cache server. This article will help you find the how-to of installing the Magento platform using Nginx web server on Ubuntu 18.04.
MySQL, open-source software and most widely opted relational database management system (RDBMS). It is also a component of the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python) software stack and supports almost every other operating system. This article will help you to find the how-to of installing, updating and testing Magento using MySQL database server on Ubuntu 18.04.
PHP, an open-source scripting language is the most widely used language by the web developers and regarded as the most suitable one for HTML language. One you can use this scripting language for managing of dynamic content, session tracking, databases, and also to build an e-commerce site. In this article, the how-to of installing, updating and testing Magneto using PHP version 7.2 on Ubuntu 18.04 is discussed.
The Varnish is a web application accelerator and caching HTTP reverse proxy installed to reduce the loading time of web pages and thereby, to increase the web server’s speed and performance. Generally, Varnish will be installed in front of your web server to act as an absolute boon for content-heavy dynamic sites. Let’s see how to install Varnish on an operating system like Ubuntu.
HAProxy is an open-source High availability proxy and load balancer that is popularly known for its efficiency and speed. Works for TCP and HTTP protocols, it is used to enhance the performance of a website by splitting up the load across multiple servers and to simplify the request processing tasks. Check this article to work this out on your system.
HAProxy which stands for High Availability proxy, is open-source software for TCP and HTTP protocols. During high-traffic days, thousands of concurrent users may end up hitting e-commerce sites like Magento, at such instances, it forms critical to balance the server’s workload. Here, we go with HAProxy to be used as a load balancer for a wesbite.
Apache, an open-source and most widely used web server across the world. Originally known as the ‘Apache HTTP Server’, is now widely known as ‘Apache’. Reputed for its security, stability and reliability, 67% of all the web-servers is run by using this server. This article is all about installing, configuring and creating server blocks for the Apache server on Ubuntu 18.04 system.
Nagios, free and open-source software is used for continuous monitoring of system metrics, applications, network elements, server resources and custom services. This article talks about installing and configuring the Nagios server along with the check_nrpe in the web server and NRPE daemon in the remote server (host).