Category Archives: Server

Awesome Piwik setup – CDN, evading adblockers, GeoIP and more

By | 17th October 2016

My setup guide heavily depends on Nginx so you may have to change a few things if you are using some other web server. But this should be helpful never the less. 🙂 I was looking for a nice Google Analytics alternative since I did not want to trust my user’s data with Google. I… Read More »

IPv6 should be working on this blog!

By | 16th October 2016

IPv6 is now enabled on this blog. Getting it to work wasn’t as straight forward as I initially thought since my hosting provider Contabo gives only a single /64 and I use many LXC containers to host different things. Thankfully my friend Anurag helped me out. You can read his blog post about it here.… Read More »

Hybrid ECDSA and RSA certificates with Nginx and Let’s Encrypt

By | 3rd October 2016

There are a myriad of resources on the internet on how to get this working but not as well compiled together as I’d like. That is the reason I am writing this post. 🙂 I am not going to explain what Elliptic Curve Cryptography(ECC) is since Cloudflare has a very nice blog post on this.… Read More »

Backup your website to Backblaze B2 with encryption

By | 28th September 2016

This is meant for websites running on a VPS/dedicated servers only. This should work with modifications for static websites but was meant for websites with a database, especially WordPress. I was inspired by the huge number of really expensive and crap plugins for WordPress to handle backups and my guru/buddy Anurag Bhatia to write this… Read More »