Introduction to Tengine and Alibaba Cloud ECS
Tengine is a robust web server developed by Taobao. It's based on Nginx but enhanced for better performance, high concurrency, and low memory usage. Its adoption by major websites, including those within the Alibaba Group, speaks to its efficiency and reliability.
Alibaba Cloud ECS (Elastic Compute Service) offers scalable, high-performance cloud servers. It's a perfect match for Tengine, providing a stable and flexible environment for hosting web services, especially for businesses looking to expand their online presence in the Asian market.
Before starting, ensure you have:
- An Alibaba Cloud account.
- An ECS instance set up (Ubuntu).
- Basic knowledge of SSH and command-line operations.
Step-by-Step Installation Guide
Step 1: Log into Your Alibaba Cloud ECS Instance
Access your ECS instance using SSH. You can use a command like
Step 2: Update the System Packages
sudo apt update This step ensures you have the latest packages.
Step 3: Install Dependencies for Tengine
Tengine requires certain dependencies. Install them using:
sudo apt install build-essential zlib1g-dev libpcre3 libpcre3-dev libssl-dev wget
Step 4: Download and Extract Tengine
Step 5: Configure and Compile Tengine
Navigate to the Tengine directory and run:
./configureto configure Tengine.
maketo compile the source code.
Step 6: Install Tengine
Install Tengine on your system using
Step 7: Configure Tengine
Edit the configuration file located at
/usr/local/nginx/conf/nginx.conf to suit your needs.
Step 8: Start Tengine Server
Start Tengine with
/usr/local/nginx/sbin/nginx. To ensure it runs on boot, add it to your system's startup scripts.
Testing the Installation
Verify Tengine's operation by accessing your server's IP in a web browser. A successful load of the Tengine welcome page indicates a correct setup.
Following these steps, you should now have a running instance of Tengine on your Alibaba Cloud ECS. As next steps, consider securing your Tengine server or integrating it with other Alibaba Cloud services for an optimized web hosting environment.