Cloud
Laravel

Store Laravel uploads offsite in the cloud

Long time ago uploads folders were common to any larger web project. A folder where uploaded files could be stored and a folder with 777 permission set (Read, Write, Execute on Linux). For security reasons, having files or folders with […]

DigitalOcean Managed Databases
Laravel

Connect Laravel to a managed MySQL on DigitalOcean

Last year DigitalOcean introduced their take on DBaaS, which is a managed database service (DataBase as a Service – DBaaS), and this year they started support for MySQL as well. For all Laravel developers this is great as some of […]