varnish and wordpress

Varnish cache 503 guru meditation

Its a frequent headache with varnish. I found the suggestions mentioned in the article very useful. Reproducing the article here, just in case it goes offline in future: BEFORE WE START One of the most confusing (but...
FTP on EC2

Quickly create an FTP server on your EC2 instance

After crawling through scores of pages, found this tutorial, which works like a charm. Couple of things overlooked in this: 500 OOPS: priv_sock_get_int Fix: add to /etc/vsftpd.conf seccomp_sandbox=NO passive mode in filezilla fix:
Cloning EC2 AWS

Cloning EC2 instance

Create AMI Launch new instance While launching new instance, you can keep instance storage low Keep EBS storage upto your needs If your site is located at /var/www/ and you use mod_rewrite of apache: 1. If the conf of...
mailgun and digital ocean

Configure subdomain for Mailgun in Digital Ocean

I really like Digital Ocean for its no-fuss, economical yet powerful servers. Recently, I hit a snag trying to configure subdomain for mailgun using digital ocean's DNS settings. No matter what I did, mailgun was...