KB Weekly Wrap-Up 6-5-15

Make sure you regularly check our Knowledge Base for help with any of your technical needs! Articles are posted daily that feature helpful how-to’s and explanations on the latest web hosting topics. This edition of our weekly wrap-up features Ansible, Django, instructions on how to delete a system user, a lesson on virtual IPs, and information on installing the PHP extension for Memcached.

  • How to Install Ansible on CentOS 7, Fedora 20, Fedora 21 Via Yum
    An automation engine used to ensure deployment and configuration consistency across many servers, Ansible also keeps servers and applications up to date. Follow the instructions linked above to install Ansible on CentOS 7, Fedora 20, and Fedora 21.
  • How to Remove (Delete) a User on CentOS 6, CentOS 7, Fedora 20, Fedora 21, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    Learn how to delete a user and remove that user’s root privileges on CentOS 6, CentOS 7, Fedora 20, Fedora 21, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
  • How to Install the Memcached PHP Extension on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    Memcached is a distributed, high-performance, in-memory caching system that is primarily used to speed up sites that make heavy use of databases, but can also be used to store objects of any kind. Follow these instructions to learn how to install the Memcached PHP extension on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
  • How to Install or Upgrade Django Using Pip
    Learn how to install or upgrade Django, a free and open source Python web framework often used with complex database-driven websites, using Pip.
  • What is a Virtual IP?
    Learn all about VIPs (Virtual IPs), why they are important, potential use cases, and the types of software that are compatible.

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