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Antivirus & Antimalware for Linux Servers

Antivirus & Antimalware for Linux Servers

Scanning your system for different types of unwanted programs can help identify issues, or at least give you the peace of mind for having a clean server. There are multiple options for making sure your server is clean of any malware, this guide goes over the top scanning software you…

Restic Python Backup to S3 Compatible Storage

Forward In my quest to get my servers fully automated, I realized I needed a reliable way to backup and restore my sites and databases.  Including a way to either browse the backups, or restore them to any other machine I have access to. At first I thought... mmm...  duplicity…

High Performance Wordpress and Server - Part I - Server Setup

I have successfully managed to get around a 1 second load time on my Wordpress site, While getting 250 concurrent users over a 1 minute test period.  (Source: https://webpagetest.org/result/210128_Di26_15d11aa18013d1df9ebc867e1aa9c2f3/) This was done with a combination of items, stemming from the server install up to Wordpress theme development.  Here is how…