Julio's Blog


Adding PHP support to Nginx.

In the last post, I show how to install and configure Nginx on CentOS. In this post, I will show you how to add PHP support to that installed Nginx web server. There are two ways to add PHP support to Nginx: One by Using PHP-FastCGI and the other way is to use PHP-FPM. Using PHP-FPM is the simple way to add PHP support to Nginx and the way that i will demonstrate on this blog. Enabling REMI First, we will need to add the REMI repository to the system. To do this we will download and install the remi-release rpm (notice that EPEL needs to... read more »


Installing and configuring Nginx on CentOS.

In the web server world, you could find multiple options. Some of the most popular web servers are: Apache (leader) IIS Boa Monkey Nginx ... and a few more. Nginx has gain market shared in this space in the last couple years, and part of this success have to do with some important factors like reliability, concurrency, low resource usage and scalability. In this point, we are going to show how to install and configure Nginx on a CentOS 7 server. Installing Nginx There are many ways to install Nginx on CentOS. the easiest and most efficient way is to do it using the EPEL repository. In... read more »


Installation and basic configuration of MariaDB on CentOS/RHEL 7.

In this post, I will show you how to install MariaDB on a CentOS/RHEL 7 machine. This task is really easy to complete and could be done in couple minutes. Installing the Software [[email protected] ~]# yum install mariadb-server Enabling and starting the service To enable the service and making it persistent across reboots: [[email protected] ~]# systemctl enable mariadb.service To start the service: [[email protected] ~]# systemctl start mariadb.service Basic MariaDB configuration Now we are going to do some basic configuration. To do this we will execute the mysql_secure_installation script. To do this run: [[email protected] ~]# mysql_secure_installation Here are some steps... read more »


Installing and configuring Ghost blogging platform on CentOS 7.

I been a user of WordPress for couple years, but after having couple issues with it I decided to look for an alternative for my new blog (http://www.juliosblog.com). After a little of research, I found Ghost and decided to give it a try. Ghost is a free and open source blogging platform written in JavaScript (Node.js) and is becoming really popular. In this blog post, I will show how to install and configure Ghost on CentOS 7 to run behind Nginx. Installing First, we are going to install Node.js and the npm tool: [[email protected]~]$ yum install nodejs npm -y We... read more »