Seamlessly login to locked down server with SSH ProxyCommand

It's a good practice to lock down the servers behind a firewall and only allow access via VPN. Specially the control ports like SSH, Control Panel etc. That would require you to always connect to the VPN before connecting to the server.

Serve your SaaS customer domains over HTTPS for FREE

Back is days at Haltrip, when we started to deploy our SaaS platform for the first time, we were given an estimation of max 10 clients. So we decided to invest less time into our DevOps automation. Business decision was to onboard every client manually. Fast forward few months, we already hit a wall!

How to get human readable file size on Mac (/*BSD) terminal

Getting file size from OSX terminal is a pain. Actually it's a pain in all BSD variants. We normally use `ls -sh` on Linux derivatives. But this command on Mac doesn't return a human readable value.

How to personalize the fancy warning message of sudo

On that post I wrote about how to enable the warning message forever when using sudo. Now I'm going to write about how the change the warning message and personalize it on your own.

LEMP with and without PHP Accelerator (APC) - Benchmark

So thought to do something to speed it up. Along with the decision I went for hunting with the official PHP accelerator APC and varnish.

Insane price with insane performance, my first VPS from URPad

Ordered in the morning but couldn't make the payment cause I didn't have fund on my Paypal account. Later at afternoon I collected fund and made the payment. The VPS setup was instant with an automation process. I got both my payment confirmation and VPS information email at the same time.