How to set up VPS

How to set up Amazon Lightsail’s instance

Amazon Lightsail Configuration and Usage Introduction This page provides an introduction and explanation of setting up and using AWS’s VPS Lightsail. For an explanation of the features, functions, and pricing of AWS Lightsail, please refer to the “AWS Lightsail features, functions, and pricing explanation page“. Account Creation https://aws.amazon.com/jp/lightsail/ Go to and first create an AWS account. Although Amazon Lightsail offers a simplified selection compared to using AWS servers (ec2/ec3), there are various points to be aware of. For an explanation of Amazon Lightsail’s plans, features, and performance, please refer to another article. Instance Creation Country Selection If you’re offering services tailored to Japan, select Japan without hesitation. Availability Zone Selection…

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How to set up VPS

How to upgrade to CentOS 8.1 & use latest packages

How to upgrade to CentOS8.1 If you want to upgrade to CentOS 8.1 from CentOS7.x, then please read this article. If you are using CentOS 8.0, then type Then type following command for confirmation. Result Then restart the server to update kernel. From CentOS 8.1, you can apply patch to kernel without rebooting even if you cannot reboot the server. kpatch can be used in following way. Please read detail at Redhat’s article. You can also check the detail of changes of CentOS 8.1 at Redhat Linux 8.1’s page. How to use latest module on CentOS 8.1 Ruby, PHP, nginx, node.js were updated in CentOS 8.1. PHP 7.2 => 7.3…

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How to upgrade from CentOS 7 to CentOS 8 and its merit

Merit of upgrading to CentOS 8 from CentOS 7 Performance up It will give you better performance. In my case, when I checked DigitalOcean’s standard plan in Dec/2019, it yielded unixbench score from 477 to 603 using CentOS7, but after I upgraded the instance’s OS to CentOS 8, it yielded unixbench score 801, which means more than 30% performance up. In second try using different instsance, unixbench score changed from 605 to 860. The difference is hard to ignore. So if you want to use CentOS on DigitalOcean, you must upgrade CentOS from 7 to 8. Longer support It has more future support deadline CentOS 7: 2024-06-30 CentOS 8: 2029-05…

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