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Using Ansible to Install and Configure WordPress with LAMP on Ubuntu

Introduction There are always times when we need to have new servers configured. This could be to distribute the workload or if we simply need more servers. When setting up new servers, users need to utilize server automation to configure them. This is done in order to minimize manual intervention. Ansible is one of the configuration management tools that can …

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Creating Views in the Django Web Application Framework

Django is a powerful, open-source, Python-based web framework that streamlines the process of creating and managing websites and web apps. Django applications are scalable, high-performance, and secure. It also comes with really good documentation on every single part of the framework. In our series on Django, we’ve been exploring Django by implementing a sample website with basic blogging features. In …

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Using PostgreSQL with Django on Ubuntu 21.04 Server

Django is a well-known web framework that streamlines the process of creating robust, scalable, secure, and high-performance web apps. It’s an open-source project written in Python. You can check out more detailed information on Django here. Any web app requires a database as the backend to manage data. Django supports various database engines as the backend, for example, MySQL, PostgreSQL, …

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Key Aspects of Protecting your Data in the Cloud

While new technologies are designed to counter cyber threats, attackers are constantly evolving and coming up with new ways to exploit potential system vulnerabilities. Therefore, it is crucial for businesses that keep their data in the cloud to build robust and effective security measures that make sure their systems are protected at all times. A sound security plan requires considerable …

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How to Configure MongoDB Replication and Automated Failover

A replica set is defined as a database cluster of multiple nodes with replication and automated failover configured between them. To make sure the PRIMARY database is elected correctly, it is important to have an odd number of members in the set (including or excluding the Arbiter node).  The selected database is responsible for all the major tasks. It processes …

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Using GitLab for Managing Projects

Introduction GitLab offers a very convenient way to work with remote repositories on centralized servers. Anyone coming from GitHub or any other tool might consider that there are many other tools offering this service. However, use cases differ from team to team. GitLab’s main advantage is that you get complete control over your repositories and setting permissions. In this tutorial, …

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How to Import Packages in Go

Go (also known as Golang) is an open-source, statically typed programming language. It was originally developed by Google. Some notable features of Go include simplicity, high performance, readability, and efficiency. Like any other prominent programming language, the standard library of Go offers a rich set of packages. However, we can also extend the functionalities by incorporating third-party packages. This guide …

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Enabling and Connecting the Django Admin Interface

Django is a popular, free, and open-source web application framework built on Python. It strives to streamline web app development. Django comes with a solid set of components to develop websites faster and easier. In our series of articles on Django, we have been exploring how to use Django with a demo app. In this guide, we will build on …

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Quick Solutions to Repair Corrupted Tables in MySQL: A Tutorial

MySQL is one of the most popular open-source RDBMS (Relational Database Management Systems). It is an integral part of the rapidly growing LAMP Stack and has gained impressive fandom among developers and system admins. Compared to non-relational databases, SQL provides excellent functionalities to arrange, store, and manage data effectively. The distinguishing table arrangement functionalities and stand-out capabilities of the SQL …

Writing Packages in Go

In Go programming, packages are one of the most powerful features. Packages help maintain a large number of programs by grouping them together into single units. This makes code maintenance much easier. This modular approach also allows better code sharing and reuse. In this guide, we will learn about writing our own Go packages and implementing them in our projects. …

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Managing HTTP Requests and Error Handling with Angular Interceptors

If you have been developing an application using AngularJS, you are probably aware of HTTP interceptors. However, these HTTP interceptors were not available in Angular until version 4.3. In this tutorial, we will be using interceptors in Angular to handle HTTP requests and responses, and process errors. Prerequisites Angular applications use Node.js runtime. To complete this tutorial, you will need …

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Installing and Configuring LAMP on Ubuntu 20.04 with Ansible

Server automation is a secure and reliable process of managing and monitoring servers in an effective and tech-savvy way. Unlike the traditional style of managing servers at data centers controlled by a dedicated team of experts, all servers are managed using automation. As a result, human errors are minimized. Configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, Terraform, to name a few, …