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Giveaway: 3 Copies of Servers for Hackers eBook + Video By Chris Fidao

Administering and configurating a server is no easy feat and it involves lot of testing, trial and error and possibly a nerve of steel. Web developers need to know how to setup and maintain their own servers that run their applications and that can be time consuming without proper guidance.

In order to speed up the process and eliminate the chances of you troubleshooting your web servers in the wee hours, we are excited to partner with Chris Fidao, the writer of the awesome eBook – Servers for Hackers to giveaway 3 copies to our lucky readers. Now you can hack your server, manage and learn to setup and secure them like a king!

About the Servers for Hackers eBook

The ebook has just been released on 7 October 2014 and is written by Chris Fidao, who codes and writes about software and servers. This book is excellent for hackers, programmers, bootstrappers and anyone who is curious to learn more about the common tasks required to setup, secure and otherwise use or abuse their servers.

Servers For Hackers

In the ebook, you will find more than 35 chapters with over 300 pages. You will learn:

  • How to configure your server for multi-tenancy applications and setting up SSL certificates.
  • Apache and Nginx’s processing/threading models to best take advantage of them.
  • Basics to advanced configuration of Apache and Nginx to serve your sites and dynamic applications.
  • Considerations when using a load balancer, such as Nginx and HAProxy load balancers.
  • Setting up MySQL Replication and balance connections between the databases.
  • Install and manage the latest technologies, including setting up queues/workers, monitoring processing to prevent failure, handling server and applications logging and more!
  • Protect each server with needed software and security configuration to keep your applications and their data safe, such as preventing unauthorized access, managing permissions and users, learning how to use the iptables firewall, configuring SSH, enabling SSL certificates and more!

Additionally, you can review the case study of load balancing, web server configuration, caching and watch videos on Vagrant, SSL Certificates, Ansible and Supervisord. You can follow Chris on twitter to stay updated or subscribe to his newsletter.

The Prize

3 Copies of Servers for Hackers Book, CS + Videos worth $64.99 each.

How to Win

Let us know in the form below what the problems are that you face on setting up or managing a server and how this book can help you solve your server woes.

This giveaway ends on 15th October, 2014. Please use a valid email address when filling out the comment form. Duplicate comments will be voided. Winners will be randomly selected and announced shortly after.

Good luck, everyone!

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