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What is MongoDB?

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MongoDB is a documented database management system that does not require the description of the table scheme. It is an example of NoSQL systems (NoSQL - this is an approach to implement scalable db storage with a flexible data model), MongoDB uses JSON like documents and a database scheme. It is often used in web-development along with Big data. MongoDB is written in C++, C, and JavaScript. It is also cross-platform, which lets us deploy it on multiple platforms.  

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What is lsyncd?

lsyncd is a rsync-based tool that monitors specified directories (including subdirectories) for updates and modifications, and then syncs those changes to a specified destination. It is a lightweight command application that is easy to install and configure using the popular Lua language.

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How to Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04

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If you are still using Ubuntu version 16.04, you may want to consider updating to the latest Long Term Support release, version 18.04. In this post, we will cover what a Long Term Support release is and why you would want to use it. You will also learn the significant changes between 16.04 and 18.04. Last, but not least, you will also learn how to upgrade your dedicated server from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04.

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When updating from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04, we used the following command as one of the steps to update to the newer version. 

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nginx is a free, open source, high-performance web server. Need HTTP and HTTPS but don’t want to run Apache? Then nginx may be your next go-to, at least for Linux.

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MongoDB is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in document-oriented storage with dynamic schemas. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular format used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. MongoDB features include: full index support, replication, high availability, and auto-sharding.

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Today, we’re going to be installing MySQL on a Ubuntu 14.04 server.
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Let’s do a quick preflight check to ensure we have everything we need to get started:

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Python is a programming language. It is quite popular and has a design philosophy that emphasizes code readability. It is widely considered to be a straightforward programming language to learn and master because of its focus on readability. Python is open source, and will run a multitude of platforms including, but not limited to: Various Linux/UNIX distributions (CentOS, Ubuntu, Fedora, Debian, etc.), Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X.

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Logwatch is a Perl-based log management tool for analyzing, summarizing, and reporting on a server’s log files. It is most often used to send a short digest of server’s log activity to a system administrator.

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Preflight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for solving the error: (98)Address already in use: make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80
  • I’ll be working from both Liquid Web Core Managed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS servers, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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