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Proxmox change IP address in 3 simple steps

Proxmox change IP address in 3 simple steps

Over time and business growth, majority online businesses tend to require more server resources. Ensuring high uptime is also very critical. To accomplish this, Proxmox cluster with fail-over setup helps.

But setting up clusters, configuring fail-over, performing IP updates, etc. may require changing the IP address of the existing Proxmox server that was set initially. (more…)

Unable to add multiple IP addresses in Proxmox LXC containers? Here’s how to fix it

Unable to add multiple IP addresses in Proxmox LXC containers? Here’s how to fix it

By default, when an LXC container is created in Proxmox, it is assigned a single static IP to access it. Many a times, users require additional IPs in their containers.

Multiple IP addresses are required in cases such as multi-site WordPress hosting, multiple websites with SSL, high availability fail-over setup for services, network appliances like load balancer, etc. (more…)

Building a WordPress virtualization solution using LXD/LXC containers

WordPress hosting is hot, and if Google Trends is anything to go by, it’s only getting hotter with each passing day. Most web hosting providers now offer specialized WordPress hosting packages, and some even focus exclusively on WordPress hosting.
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How to ace Magento speed optimization using open source software

How to ace Magento speed optimization using open source software

Magento is arguably the most popular eCommerce application, but its Achilles heel is performance. Sooner or later every webmaster finds their site to be slow, and look for Magento speed optimization methods.

The natural tendency for most webmasters is to upgrade server resources or buy expensive commercial software. But it’s only a temporary fix. Unless you identify specific bottlenecks, and fix them, you’ll continue to face performance issues.
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How to setup WordPress high availability using open source software

How to setup WordPress high availability using open source software

Every webmaster in this world wants their sites to load fast, and never go down. But, many get dissuaded by seeing the high costs for enterprise grade high availability solutions or cloud hosting costs.

Well, what if you don’t have to spend a fortune to achieve high availability? (more…)

Automated provisioning in an LXD/LXC server virtualization solution using API

Automated provisioning in an LXD/LXC server virtualization solution using API

I like instant coffee. Why? Because its “instant”! No waiting around. Fast feels good, especially when it comes to using services such as telephone services, web hosting, etc. For instance, in VPS hosting, customers now expect their accounts to be provisioned as soon as they place an order. To make this possible, VPS providers are now increasingly turning to automated provisioning solutions. (more…)

Improving webhosting QoS (Quality of Service) using resource control in server virtualization

Improving webhosting QoS (Quality of Service) using resource control in server virtualization

“Noisy neighbors” are customers who use up more than their fair share of resources in a virtualized server. Such over-use of resources (aka resource hogging) affects server performance, especially if a VPS provider runs high-density servers. Though server virtualization provides cost-effective hosting, it involves sharing of resources such as CPU, RAM, I/O, network, etc. among the VPS accounts. (more…)

Building a server virtualization infrastructure with an Nginx web application gateway

Building a server virtualization infrastructure with an Nginx web application gateway

On 24th Sep, 2015, ARIN (IP registry for North America) announced that there were no more free IPv4 addresses. It meant that the already scarce IPv4 addresses became even more difficult to obtain. This prompted many web hosts and website developers to look at alternate solutions to host new websites. (more…)