NGINX Security Headers, the right way


by Danila Vershinin, May 31, 2020

How to add NGINX security headers without configuration pitfalls and in a consistent way that will make your website safe for visitors

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Do not run pip as root


by Danila Vershinin, May 28, 2020

Why you should never run pip as root and what to do instead. How to install PyPi Python apps in a safe way, using pip-safe

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Magento and ElasticSearch? How about Sphinx!


by Danila Vershinin, May 15, 2020

How to set up Magento 2 with the fast and efficient Sphinx search engine for a better memory and CPU footprint of your installation

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How to properly configure your home network on CentOS/RHEL


by Danila Vershinin, May 10, 2020

How to properly configure your home network on CentOS/RHEL

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Wirelessly connecting your Sony PS3 Controller to a CentOS/RHEL Linux system


by Danila Vershinin, May 3, 2020

How to wirelessly connect your PS3 game controller to a CentOS/RHEL system for playing video games or controlling media playback in media apps

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How to deal with a huge Magento 2 database


by Danila Vershinin, April 29, 2020

Cleanup huge Magento 2 database with simple SQL queries and/or do it regularly via cron.

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Install NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux


by Danila Vershinin, April 22, 2020

How to install and enable NGINX RTMP module in CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux. Quick instructions to empower your NGINX with streaming capabilities

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How to fix ‘Consumer “async.operations.all” skipped as required connection “amqp” is not configured. Unknown connection name amqp’ in Magento 2


by Danila Vershinin, April 20, 2020

How to fix ‘Consumer “async.operations.all” skipped as required connection “amqp” is not configured. Unknown connection name amqp’ in Magento 2

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Magento 2: same-server deployment with reduced downtime


by Danila Vershinin, April 19, 2020

Earlier we described how you can reduce Magento 2 “deployment downtime” by using CircleCI workflow. If you’re feeling a little less serious and lazy to implement all those moving parts, here’s a same-server workflow for you. It’s also useful for development. Often times, you have a complete/easy-to-restore-backup of your website, and you just want to […]

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Fixing DNF annoyances in CentOS/RHEL: usability or bandwidth. Choose your destiny


by Danila Vershinin, April 17, 2020

How to fix DNF metadata refresh bug using dnf-makecache and changes to dnf.conf. Make package installs fast again with a simple tweak

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