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Creating a Postgresql Database
Why are we writing this book?
Our team is using CakePHP 3, Bootstrap, Nginx, PostgreSQL intensivly. We are building and maintaining several applications with this infrastructure.
In order to be efficient and secure we document our standards and findings in this book. We hope that other people like it as well.
Upgrade FreeBSD 10.1 to 10.2
Upgrading FreeBSD 10.1 to 10.2 takes approx 60 minutes. During this time the web applications where available except for 3 reboots which took 1 minute each. If your machine is virtualized take a snapshot before upgrading.
Install Packages with pkg
Before we start we need to install the package management tool pkg.#
Install letsencrypt on FreeBSD
This tutorial logs the activities for installing and setup "letsencrypt" on FreeBSD 10.2.
The nginx virtual hosts file will be adjusted as follows
Today, IT organisations are facing though challenges. The business requires often lower costs and fast implementation time due to competition.
Smart open source software may be used to address some of the business issues.
This book describes how tactical business requirements could be solved with open source software with helps IT organizations responds quickly, without licensing issues or contract negociations to the requirements.
In the book or tutorial ahead of us we describe how to build a book application.
In this open book we will tutorial application development with CakePHP, Bootstrap, PostgreSQL, Nginx on FreeBSD.
Objective for this tutorial
Objective: Provide a comprehensive tutorial for beginners for CakePHP 3
Furthermore we use the following opensource software stack:
This is a collection of all the wild things we've done with my friend PostgreSQL since 1999.
Motivation to write this book
IT is not only about computers, it all about data. In my worklife I've spent almost 30 years in the IT industry. During these years I have always enjoyed work with data.
30 years ago data were on punch card, tapes and disk had a capacity of 20MB. On those media data were stored in sequential files or indexed files. Relational databases come up and are still used widely today.
Now I'd like to explore new frontiers with big data and analyzing data. It's is like connecting the dots or following the dots as Steve Jobs used to say in his 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech.