A web control panel can make or break your hosting account experience and server configuration. So, it is important to select the right one. And narrowing down to the two most popular options available i.e., cPanel and DirectAdmin, is very easy. But it is tricky to choose between the two. Especially, with the increase in the price of the cPanel licensing fee, there has been a lot of buzz on the Internet and hosting forums regarding its alternatives. So, in this post, we will compare cPanel and DirectAdmin on key areas to find out which one is good for you. So, let’s get started!
One of the popular names in Content Management System (CMS) is WordPress but WordPress is not the only tool available to build and manage your website, there are other more useful alternatives available in the market.
WordPress is scalable, powerful but it is also a complex software. Despite it offers the flexibility of customization, a wide range of themes and plugins, there are some disadvantages. If you are not technically sound, you will run into problems during the installation of WordPress and at some point, you may feel the need for hiring a developer for security checks and maintenance of your WordPress site. In order to avoid such situations, the article offers you a list of alternative tools.
Upgrading your Ubuntu version from one version to the latest version is one of the best features of Ubuntu. It is always recommended to upgrade your current Ubuntu version regularly in order to benefits from the latest security patches. You will get several benefit including, the latest software, new security patches and upgraded technology with a new version.
As of now, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is the latest Ubuntu version and you will keep getting updates and support till April 2025.
Zikula is Free Open Source Software (FOSS) that allows users to build anything from simple one-page websites to complex and powerful web applications. Zikula is pretty easy to install and use.
In this tutorial we will show you how to install Zikula and all necessary dependencies on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS.
Redis can be used as a key-value database or also as a cache and message broker. Some of Redis’ features are built-in transactions, replication, and support for a variety of data structures like strings, hashes, lists, sets, and so on. The Redis Sentinel makes Redis highly available and it supports automatic partitioning with Redis Cluster.
The Redis package which comes with the built in Debian repositories is pretty outdated and contains many vulnerabilities when it comes to security. To fix this in this guide, we are going to use the source version to install Redis. At the moment when this was written, the latest stable version of Redis was 4.0.10. The installation process of Redis on a Debian 9 Cloud VPS is a fairly easy task, but you have to follow the steps carefully as they are given in the tutorial below. Now let’s begin with the installation.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install PostgreSQL 11 on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS. PostgreSQL is an open-source and general purpose object-relational database management system (ORDBMS).
The latest version of PostgreSQL, PostgreSQL 11, focuses on performance improvements. It comes packed with several advanced features and enhancements which include:
- Enhanced Capabilities for Query Parallelism which allows faster query execution
- Just-in-Time (JIT) compilation of SQL Statements
- Automatic index creation
- Advanced partitioning features
- Other performance improvements, like command line improvements, improved statistics and more…
Let’s start installing.
In this blog post, we will show you how to install Roadiz CMS on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS.
“A modern content management system” – according to the developers and maintainers of Roadiz CMS, this is what their platform was designed and developed for. Based on a polymorphic node system, they say that this architecture can provide a new and different user experience.
Roadiz’s advanced theming system is built to be processed independently from the back-office (the editor backend) providing hassle-free switching of multiple themes. Basically, it allows users to create one theme for your desktop website and another one for your mobile with the same node hierarchy, plus a separate theme for your writers and editors.
The Roadiz CMS is developed using PHP with Composer, and it supports both Apache and Nginx web servers. For the database, it is compatible with MySQL, MariaDB and PostgreSQL database systems. The Roadiz CMS source code is released under the MIT license, and is available on GitHub. Let’s start with the installation.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Elgg on a CentOS 7 Cloud VPS.
Elgg is an open source social networking software that provides a robust framework that allows you to build all kinds of social environments. Whether it’s a campus-wide social network for your university, school or college, or an internal collaborative platform for your organization, Elgg is able to handle these cases with ease.
Elgg also offers many additional features, including blogging, micro-blogging, networking, groups, and much more. Let’s start installing Elgg.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps of installing Go on a Debian 9 Cloud VPS.
Go, also known as Golang, is a free and open-source programming language developed by Google. Go can be used to build simple, fast, reliable and efficient software applications. At the moment, Go is actually the most widely used programming language in the world. Many popular applications such as Docker, Openshift, and Graphana are all written in the Go language, along with thousands of smaller projects designed to fulfill and add extra features to other software. Go also allows us to run multiple processes of applications at the same time, improving performance and efficiency. Let’s begin with the installation.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install ClickHouse on an Ubuntu 18.04 Cloud VPS.
ClickHouse is a fast, open source, column-oriented analytics database system developed by Yandex. ClickHouse was built to process analytical queries that come with high availability features that work across clusters. If you are looking for a powerful column oriented database system with high availability feature, you will want to consider using this. ClickHouse also provides multi-master synchronous replication, automatic fail-over, and a self-organizing cluster. All of these powerful features make for a pretty feature-rich database system. Let’s get started with the installation of ClickHouse.