NGINX basics. How to create redirects


by Danila Vershinin, July 14, 2020

Understanding redirects in NGINX. How to create efficient redirection rules in NGINX configuration

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NGINX and PHP-FPM. What my permissions should be?


by Danila Vershinin, July 13, 2020

Proper file permissions and ownership model for NGINX / PHP-FPM powered websites. The secure chmod and shown setup

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CentOS/RHEL 8: how to build the kernel RPM with native CPU optimizations


by Danila Vershinin, June 20, 2020

How to build kernel RPM packages with native CPU optimizations, for fun and profit, *and* performance

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How to install Kodi on CentOS/RHEL 8


by Danila Vershinin, June 10, 2020

How to install Kodi on CentOS/RHEL 8

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How to log and fix slow PHP requests


by Danila Vershinin, June 5, 2020

How to troubleshot slow PHP requests using PHP-FPM slow log facility. Common reasons for a slow PHP request and ways to fix it

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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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