Once your WordPress blog is up and running on a GCE it’s time to show this to the world. It would work just as it is now – only on the IP address but it doesn’t look good. I’ll show you how to put in under a (sub)domain in just few step which shouldn’t take
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With a standard configuration, media files are stored in the same place (same server) as the rest of WordPress files. It’s fine in most cases but with GCE it’s much cheaper to store it externally. You could of course use Amazon S3 – at the moment it’s more popular than Google Storage – but we
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In the previous post of this series we’ve successfully set up a WordPress blog on Google Compute Engine. It’s a very basic solution which would work, but it can be improved. As you know it stores all the files (wp-content/uploads/) and a DB on the same instance. This means that you can easily loose your
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Few days ago I received an email saying that my trail period was extended from 60 days to 12 months. GCP’s improved free tier is a very nice feature, 60 days was a bit too short to test out all the G goodies. It looked very poor compared to AWS Free Plan which allows to run
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In this post I’ll try to show you how to easily setup and run your WordPress blog on Google Compute Engine (GCE). What is Google Compute Engine? Following the official website: High-Performance, Scalable VMs Google Compute Engine delivers virtual machines running in Google’s innovative data centers and worldwide fiber network. Compute Engine’s tooling and workflow support enable scaling
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