Two useful YUM repositories for CentOS

EPEL pacakage

This is a repository maintained by the Fedora contributors, and is compatible with RHEL-derived distros. In my experience they all worked flawlessly. Useful packages including Node JS, Nginx, HAproxy, CouchDB and many other PHP modules.

To install the repo

To use it

Remi Release

Just discovered this repository recently, the packages are very up-to-date. As of today, there are PHP 5.4.11, MySQL 5.5.30.

To install the repo

To use it

Enjoy!

* Update *

Seems EPEL decided to remove HAProxy from EPEL, if you want to install HAProxy, please check out this StackOverflow post.

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