How this site was built

Ever wondered how we built this microsite?

There is no Wordpress, Drupal or any usual content management system used. This site used to run on mini KVM instance with Servers NV - no fuss UK provider. While mini plan we had with them was OK, we neede better IO performance. Currently site is using OVH RunAbove Cloud - compute instance based on OpenStack and IBM POWER8 technology. Site is also powered by PHP and Fat-Free (F3) mini framework, Redis key-value NoSQL data store, nginx web server and ink css framework. Any artwork, front and back-end code was designed and coded by hand or using online generators (artwork). We also utilize images, pictures and infographics shared via Creative Common licensing

Technology list

  • nginx and php-fpm with APC, nginx microcaching for PHP set up
  • PHP, MariaDB
  • Redis - advanced key-value store
  • FatFree (F3) mini framework for PHP
  • Ink css framework
  • Open Source fonts - hosted by Google
  • Awesome fonts - iconic font and css toolkit