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Install GitLab on a CentOS Linux VPS with Nginx and MySQL

GitLab is a self-hosted git repository management system. It is used by more than 100,000 organizations worldwide. Today we will show you how to install GitLab on your CentOS VPS. For instructions about how to install GitLab on an Ubuntu VPS, you can check our Install GitLab on Debian tutorial.

To run GitLab on your server you will need to have Ruby 2.0 or 2.1 installed on your server. GitLab requires 2 CPU cores and 2GB of RAM so it can support up to 500 users. This makes our SSD 2 VPS hosting plan suitable for your needs. You will need to have MySQL or PostgreSL and Redis. Additional packages will be installed.