Nginx

Install and Compile “Nginx 1.10.0” (Stable Release) from Sources in RHEL/CentOS 7.0

Nginx is the most fast growing Webserver today on public internet facing servers due to its free open source modular model, high-performance, stability, simple configurations files, asynchronous architecture (event-driven) and low resources needed to run. Requirements For RHEL 7.0 Minimal Installation of RHEL 7.0 Active RedHat Subscription and Repositories on RHEL 7.0 For CentOS 7.0…

How to Setup Name-based and IP-based Virtual Hosts (Server Blocks) with NGINX

In a relatively short period of time since it was developed and made available (a little over 10 years), Nginx has experienced a sustained and steady growth among web servers because of its high performance and low memory usage. Nginx Name-based and IP-based Virtual Hosting Since Nginx is Free and Open Source Software, it has…

The Ultimate Guide to Secure, Harden and Improve Performance of Nginx Web Server

Nginx Security Hardening Tips Based on the wonderful things you have heard about Nginx, perhaps you decided to give it a try. You may have liked it so much that are considering replacing your Apache installations with Nginx after going through some of the articles on the topic that we have published on this site….

How to Install Nginx 1.15, MariaDB 10 and PHP 7 on CentOS 7

In this article we will explain how to install a LEMP stack (Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, PHP) along with PHP-FPM on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 and Fedora 26-29 servers using yum and dnf package manager. During the process we will install and enable Epel, Remi, Nginx and MariaDB repositories in order to be able to install the latest…

Learn How to Speed Up Websites Using Nginx and Gzip Module

Even in a time when significant Internet speeds are available throughout the globe, every effort to optimize website load times is welcome with open arms. In this article we will discuss a method to increase transfer speeds by reducing the file sizes through compression. This approach brings an extra benefit in that it also reduces…