linux

Google Compute Engine benchmarks

by Ruchira on May 23, 2013

Google has announced immediate availability of Google Compute Engine to the general public at the Google IO 2013. Google Compute Engine is Google’s answer to the Amazon EC2 and other cloud platforms and it lets you to run virtual machines just like Ec2 with multiple configuration options. Compute Engine instances are based on KVM virtualization whereas EC2 is […]

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OpenVPN Auto installer

by Ruchira on May 23, 2013

Auto installers are designed to make your life easy. Installing and configuring things like Nginx and OpenVPN can be hard for novices. You can use the Nginx Autoinstaller listed on my blog if you need that, but what about OpenVPN? OpenVPN-AS is free and comes with a great web based control panel, but the problem […]

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Nginx Auto Installer minor update

by Ruchira on May 17, 2013

You might know about the Nginx Auto install script listed on this blog . Its been almost 3 years since I have released my first modified version of it. Those days my version brought a lot of changes to the original version because my version came with the latest versions of Nginx , PHP.  But later on the […]

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Free Windows Server 2012 VPS

by Ruchira on May 16, 2013

Need to try out WIndows 2012 Server edition? Windows Azure, which is the cloud platform of Microsoft ( like Amazon AWS ) offers you free 90 days of trial for people who want to try out their service. This is just like Amazon AWS free trial but Microsoft is very generous except for bandwidth usage, because they […]

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Cheap Storage VPS servers

by Ruchira on May 15, 2013

You can use things like Dropbox to backup your files and stuff. But if you need more storage than regular free Dropbox account’s give you, you have to spend $9.99 per month to purchase Dropbox premium 100GB account. But that price is not justifiable if you are a sysadmin 🙂 . What if you can […]

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How to install PHP APC on LNMP

by Ruchira on May 13, 2013

Note : This is a part of https://www.ruchirablog.com/nginx-autoinstaller/ guide. APC Alternative PHP Cache, is a nice little caching add-on to PHP which can increase the performance of PHP significantly. APC works by optimizing the PHP compiler and storing the final compiled code in the memory. So this saves the burden of having to retrieve the source file from the disk […]

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Google Glass hardware

by Ruchira on May 10, 2013

Google glass made the headlines on tech sites since its been released.  Glass really seems a nice idea but still the uses of it are really less. Even though Google has made available the API for it, the hardware elements you can address are limited. A programmer called Lance Nanek has found a nice set of officially […]

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How to install OpenVPN AS on Ubuntu

by Ruchira on May 8, 2013

    If you want to get OpenVPN running on your server, the easiest way is using the OpenVPN-AS ( Access Server ). OpenVPN-AS is the commercial version of opensource OpenVPN project. But they are kind enough to let you use the OpenVPN-AS free for 2 concurrent users. Of course you can buy licenses and […]

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