Welcome to  Photoscotland.net

Photography by Grant Glendinning
Capturing Scotland’s landscape in stunning detail.

Prints available including framed, canvas, acrylic, and metal prints.

 

 

P h o t o s c o t l a n d . n e t

Scottish Landscape Photography
Scottish Landscape Prints
Black and White Photography
Nature Photography
Astrophotography

Fine Art Prints available

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WEBSITE TECH INFORMATION

Having used many shared hosting providers over the years, I decided to try a self-managed VPS to have full control over the technologies that run my website. Although, I did opt for a £2/month trial for 6 months, and then I could decide whether to continue with the VPS or go back to shared hosting if it did not work out for me.

That was October 2021, and I’m very happy with this VPS and now pay £6/month, which is cheaper than any shared hosting providers I’ve used in the past. I also get 2 vCores CPU, 2GB RAM, and an 80GB SSD which, for now, is more than enough for this website.

Debian would have been my first choice of OS, but Cyberpanel does not support it; also, there are only two control panels that Openlitespeed support; Cyberpanel and Directadmin control panels. OpenLitespeed is free, but to use any other control panel would require purchasing a Litespeed license.
I tried a version of Ubuntu, but I got a lot of errors with this OS when installing Cyberpanel. Centos 7 was my third choice and probably the best choice, as it went smoothly and Ive had very few problems since installing it; any problems have been fixed quickly and easily as there is lots of information on the web including Cyberpanel forums.

VPS, operating system – Centos 7 Linux (I’ll be installing Almalinux in the near future since support for Centos 7 will stop in a few years)
Web Server  Openlitespeed
Control panel
 PHP 8.1.4
 MariaDB

 WordPress 6.0

For more detailed information on this or any other website, you can check this link here  https://w3techs.com

14/09/2022

Grant
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