Serving self-hosted Invoice Ninja with Caddy

Invoice Ninja is an open-source platform which helps you take care of clients, invoices, payments, expenses, time-tracking, and more… In this guide I explain how you can run Invoice Ninja on your own server with Caddy and PHP-FPM. Prerequisites MySQL Server up and running PHP-FPM up and running I assume that you have already setup […]

Benchmarking a baremetal Scaleway server

This week I needed database (RDBMS) and PHP (frameworks) benchmarks for the Scaleway C2M server. Whilst doing so, I thought it would be useful to fully benchmark the server and share it in a blogpost. CPU & Memory I tested the dedicated server (C2M) with 8 cores, 16GB ram and 50GB storage (running Ubuntu 16). […]

Serving ownCloud with Caddy

In this post, I’ll walk you through how to set up ownCloud with Caddy for a secure, personal cloud service. I wrote this guide while configuring on Ubuntu 14. ownCloud A quick introduction to ownCloud for those who never heard about it (as found on Wikipedia): OwnCloud (stylized ownCloud) is a suite of client-server software […]

Installing MAMP (Mac OS X Apache MariaDB PHP) using MacPorts

Update: I updated the blogpost for PHP 7 instead of PHP 5. If you want to update your current PHP 5 installation to a PHP 7 installation, see this blogpost: Migrating/updating from PHP 5 to PHP 7 on OS X (MacPorts). MacPorts is a BSD ports like package management system for OS X. The MacPorts Project is […]

Backup your databases in Git

Storing backups of the database is import for any possible service on the internet. Git can be the right tool to backup databases. Like other version control systems, Git tracks the changes, and will only push the changes in files to the remote. So if one line in a 1 million database dump is changed, we don’t […]