Zach Adams Web Developer and Programmer

Tag: server

Making your own WPEngine-Like High Performance WordPress Server

January 16, 2015

Recently WPEngine released a new Vagrant machine called Mercury designed specifically for testing development WordPress sites with WPEngine's specialized High Performance servers. WPEngine has been well known for a long time to provide specialized WordPress Servers which can handle an insane amount of traffic on even the most complex WP sites.I'll show you how to make your own high performance WPEngine-Like Server for less then half the cost. Read More

Apt-get can’t connect to ‘’

January 15, 2015

Ran into this issue today where on a newly made Linode Ubunu 14.04 LTS server I ran apt-get update The command started alright however eventually it would reach a point where it got stuck at Connecting to (2001:67c:1562::16) And wouldn’t continue no matter what. Turns out this is an … Read More

Ultimate Guide to Setup a WordPress Server

May 25, 2014

If you're anything like me server's piss you off. Not because they aren't cool, but because you'll get to a point where you have everything setup the way you want then you run into an issue that nobody on the internet has experienced. Worse still I'll have to start over completely with a new distro because the one you want to use isn't supported by someone or whoever. So this is the Ultimate Guide to Setting up a Wordpress Server for complete noobs who know almost nothing about linux or servers. This setup is a simple LEMP stack designed not to be too complicated for beginners. For more High Performance servers see my other post here. Read More