Web Servers, Databases, and Mail Servers

In this chapter, we will examine the following topics:

  • Installing and understanding a web server
  • Basic Apache configuration
  • Basic Nginx configuration
  • SSL, TLS, and LetsEncrypt
  • Basic MySQL or MariaDB installation
  • Basic PostgreSQL installation
  • Local MTA usage and configuration (Postfix)
  • Local MTA usage and configuration (Exim)
  • NoSQL documents (MongoDB example)
  • NoSQL KV (Redis example)
  • Messaging brokers and queues (RabbitMQ example)

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