install Node.js on Ubuntu

How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04

Node.js is an open-source platform that allows programmers to build dynamic web pages and applications. It is used widely for server-side scripting and allows users to use JavaScript for both client and server-side scripts. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04 and get started with it. Prerequisites First, you have to create a machine. …

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Clean Up Docker Resources – Images, Containers, and Volumes

Docker is one of the most popular products in organizations these days. It makes the process of managing applications in containers very easy. Docker provides portability, performance, agility, scalability, and isolation to the applications since it uses containers. Containers are more portable and require fewer resources than virtual machines. As you work with Docker, you tend to accumulate an excessive …

MySQL basics

MySQL User – Create and Grant Permissions

In this CloudSigma tutorial, you will learn how to create a MySQL user, grant various permissions and privileges, and delete it. MySQL is an open-source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that helps users to store, organize, and manage the data. It is very popular and widely used in the IT industry. Learn how to setup MySQL on a server, and …

MySQL basics

How to setup MySQL on a server and MySQL basics

In this CloudSigma tutorial, you will learn how to setup MySQL on a server, and the MySQL basics. MySQL is an open-source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that helps users store, organize, and manage data. It is very popular and widely used in the IT industry. Creating the machine First, you have to create a machine. You can do that …

MongoDB

How to setup & optimize MongoDB in Ubuntu in the public cloud

Businesses imply lots of data and that makes the problem of handling and managing it harder. Traditionally, the industry has been using RDBMS systems over the decades now, but with the advent of Big Data in the 21st century, NoSQL (Not only SQL) databases came into the picture for large scale unstructured and semi-structured data. In this post, I am …

Docker Ubuntu

How to install & operate Docker on Ubuntu in the public cloud

Docker is one of the most popular products in organizations these days. It makes the process of managing applications in containers very easy. Docker provides portability, performance, agility, scalability and isolation to the applications, since it uses containers, which are more portable and require less resources than virtual machines. In this tutorial, you will go through the steps required to …

Cloudflare

Cloudflare Access: Securing Access to Web Applications

In these times of uncertainties, the global trend is to make the working environment more agile and the work tools more portable. Never has been more important than during the COVID19 crisis with the requirement to work remotely from the main corporate office locations. Cloudflare Access replaces traditional corporate VPN clients by putting Cloudflare’s global edge network in front of …

VPN server under Docker

Run your own VPN server under Docker with OpenVPN Access Server

In this tutorial, I will be setting up an Open VPN server under Docker with CloudSigma. With CloudSigma’s cloud locations spread all over the globe, you can create a server in any of them and access the content from there. Creating the machine First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 GB RAM 20 …

How to use vnStat and iftop

How to use vnStat and iftop to monitor data consumption within a VM

In the generation of cloud computing, virtual machines (VMs) have become very common, while the usage of physical machines has started to gradually decrease. In this post, we will introduce the tools, ‘vnStat’ and ‘iftop,’ which we can use to monitor data consumption in a VM. First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 …