Why You Should Always Use Nginx With Microcaching

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Everybody knows how hard is to push out as much as possible from your webserver(s). In my daily occupation as a hosting engineer that means I fairly often get the same question, "Wow, cool website, but can it cope with big-time traffic?".

http://www.howtoforge.com/why-you-should-always-use-nginx-with-microcaching

How To Integrate ClamAV Into PureFTPd For Virus Scanning On Ubuntu 12.04

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This tutorial explains how you can integrate ClamAV into PureFTPd for virus scanning on an Ubuntu 12.04 system. In the end, whenever a file gets uploaded through PureFTPd, ClamAV will check the file and delete it if it is malware.

http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-integrate-clamav-into-pureftpd-for-virus-scanning-on-ubuntu-12.04

VirtualBox: Creating Backups & Clones Of Running Virtual Machines (No Downtime) With LVM Snapshots

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If you use LVM volumes for your VirtualBox VMs, you can create backups and clones of a running VM without shutting it down. This tutorial shows just that: using LVM snapshots to create backups and clones of running VirtualBox VMs without downtime.

http://www.howtoforge.com/virtualbox-creating-backups-and-clones-of-running-virtual-machines-no-downtime-with-lvm-snapshots

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Ubuntu 12.04

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This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database. This tutorial is based on Ubuntu 12.04.

Using RAW Devices In VirtualBox VMs

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Usually, VirtualBox creates its virtual machines in disk images (.vdi, .vmdk, etc.). This tutorial explains how you can use RAW devices from the host (partitions, LVM volumes, etc.) and create a VirtualBox VM in it. I will also explain how to mount a RAW device in an existing VM.

http://www.howtoforge.com/using-raw-devices-in-virtualbox-vms

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