1. eva2000

    Use tar 1.32+ or rsync 3.2.3 for faster transfer speeds!

    Heads up for any folks transferring data between servers, that using newer versions of tar 1.31+ (latest is 1.33) and rsync 3.2.3 have support for faster Facebook's zstd compression in tar and zstd/lz4 compression and xxhash checksum algorithms in rsync 3.2.3. Transfer speed boost can...
  2. eva2000

    VPS Benchmark Review For Upcloud vs DigitalOcean vs Linode vs Vultr vs Hetzner

    Thought I'd share my latest 13-way KVM VPS provider benchmark comparison tests for Upcloud vs DigitalOcean vs Linode vs Vultr vs Hetzner https://community.centminmod.com/threads/17742/. Clearly not all VPS servers are created equal :) Enjoy !
  3. eva2000

    Nginx Not all Nginx servers created equal: comparison HTTP/2 HTTPS & non-HTTPS Benchmarks

    Ran some Nginx static HTML benchmarks + Nginx HTTP/2 HTTPS benchmarks using my forked wrk load testing tool, wrk-cmm and nghttp2's h2load HTTP/2 HTTPS load testing tool for comparing several LEMP stack's Nginx web server offerings from Centmin Mod, EasyEngine, Webinoly, VestaCP, and OneInStack...
  4. eva2000

    Other Centmin Mod Users ensure on latest CentOS 6.9 or 7.4 For Paypal/Github TLSv1.2 Change

    As there are many Centmin Mod LEMP stack users here, thought I'd give folks a heads up to ensure they have updated their CentOS version to latest version either 6.9 or 7.4 to get the latest curl and git versions that support TLSv1.2. Otherwise, Centmin Mod git backed updates and Paypal usage via...
  5. eva2000

    Nginx Configuration tips to improve Centmin Mod LEMP stack performance

    Seeing as there are some folks here using my Centmin Mod LEMP stack, I thought I'd share a quick guide I wrote for configuration tips to improve performance beyond the out of box automatic optimisations already done. In theory these configuration tips can provide an additional 5-40% improvement...
  6. eva2000

    PHP PHP 7.2.0 RC5, 7.1.11, 7.0.25 & 5.6.32 CVE security fix releases

    PHP 7.2.0 RC5, 7.1.11, 7.0.25 and 5.6.32 all released with security CVE fixes http://php.net/ My comparison benchmarks https://community.centminmod.com/threads/php-7-2-0-rc5-released.13155/ :)
  7. eva2000

    Other Centmin Mod Users & CentOS Users EPEL DNS issues

    Just a heads up for Centmin Mod LEMP stack users or CentOS users if they have issues with yum updates, it maybe related to EPEL DNS issues with some public dns servers like Google Workaround at https://community.centminmod.com/threads/september-6th-2017-epel-yum-repo-dns-issues.12786/
  8. Andrew K

    Other Centminmod?

    I just bought a VPS and I am looking to host a couple of websites. I just saw Centminmod, and I am really interested in it, but I am not sure whether I should use it on production websites. So my question is should I use Centminmod, or should I just set everything up manually? Thanks. Andrew.
  9. eva2000

    Nginx Nginx HTTP/2 support is here !

    FYI, Nginx has officially released their first Nginx HTTP/2 alpha patches for HTTP/2 protocol support at https://www.nginx.com/blog/early-alpha-patch-http2/ I've updated Centmin Mod's latest beta stack with Nginx HTTP/2 patched version and already started testing using my centminmod.com site as...
  10. eva2000

    Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 Released !

    Since a few members here are using my Centmin Mod LEMP web stack for their servers, just a heads up I just switched my centminmod.com domain's DNS over to the new server cluster which sports the new centminmod.com web site design. Also Centmin Mod 1.2.3-eva2000.08 stable release is here - well...