Server From Scratch

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Server From Scratch is a 3 part series of tutorials designed to provide a very hands-on experience with deploying a web service from scratch.

Part 1: Hardware

  • highlight differences between server hardware and desktop hardware
  • demonstrate different hardware configurations
  • install distribution

Part 2: Basic Configuration

  • Overview of the filesystem hierarchy
  • iptables
  • install MariaDB from external repository

Part 3: Deploying Services

  • simple cgi script as "home page"
  • install some other application, like mediawiki
  • connect to database
  • configure apache to serve full website