Nginx accessible via IPv6

A message on our own behalf: is not only accessible via HTTPS/SPDY, but now also has an IPv6 address. This does not save any IPv4 address (the number of available IPv4 addresses is limited, whereas IPv6 offers an almost infinite address space), but it is still a step towards the "Internet of tomorrow" - as Google ... accessible via IPv6 Read More »

Pagespeed: Nginx + Memcached + PHP5-FPM

Nginx with PHP5-FPM is already quite fast, if finished pages are stored via Memcached the load time can be reduced even further. The implementation is simple. This article is inspired by a tutorial on and transferred to current software versions. The following requirements must be met so that the Nginx setup can benefit from Memcached: nginx with PHP5-FPM php5-memcached modules installed ...

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Nginx with SSL and SPDY

As some of you may have noticed, my blog is now running over an encrypted connection (recognizable by the HTTPS icon in the browser bar). The main reason for this change, which unfortunately costs some time at first byte time, was the possibility to offer connection via SPDY for corresponding browsers (e.g. Chrome). Also, I was interested to see how ...

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Speed Index < 1000 with Nginx, ngx_pagespeed, PHP, W3TC

Nothing is more annoying than slow loading websites - but if you host WordPress yourself (in my case on a cloud server at JiffyBox) you have plenty of room for optimization. Here I present some of them. The final result beforehand: for the blog home page at determined on 09 November 2013 a speed index of 601 (smaller is better, more information on the ...

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Accelerate your website with PageSpeed service

Google has made it its goal to make the Internet faster - to improve the surfing experience for users. There are different approaches, one of the most important is the PageSpeed Insights, with which brakes in the delivery of web pages can be detected. In addition to individual aids, an overall score is also given as to how well ...

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Nginx: Activate GZIP

To speed up the data transfer and to minimize the data transfer GZIP should be enabled for JavaScript, CSS and HTML files. By default Gzip is not enabled for all relevant mimetypes, so this should be done in nginx.conf (add in http section): gzip on; gzip_disable "MSIE [1-6]\.(?!.*SV1)"; gzip_proxied any; gzip_buffers 16 8k; gzip_types text/plain text/html text/css text/xml ...

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nginx + PHP under Debian (+ W3TC)

nginx is a fast web server that can also be used as a reverse proxy or for streaming Flash videos. Originally developed for the requirements of a Russian search engine, more and more web projects also rely on nginx. Unlike the well-known Apache web server, the configuration of nginx under Debian is not quite as simple - you still have to download files from ...

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