Nginx (pronounced "engine-ex") is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer, HTTP cache, and a web server (origin server). The nginx project started with a strong focus on high concurrency, high performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under the 2-clause BSD-like license and it runs on Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS X, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, as well as on other *nix flavors. It also has a proof of concept port for Microsoft Windows.
Posts about Nginx
  • Facebook Open-Sources C++ HTTP Library Collection Proxygen

    …, and support for HTTP/2 is being developed. They also described the motives behind Proxygen: Proxygen is not designed to replace Apache or nginx — those projects focus on building extremely flexible HTTP servers written in C that offer good performance but almost overwhelming amounts of configurability. Instead, we focused on building a high…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 7 readers -
  • Website Maintenance: 404 error pages

    … to the right pages too. To create those redirects, there are several things you can do: Create them manually in your .htaccess or your NGINX server config While this is not for the faint of heart, it’s often one of the fastests methods available if you have the know-how and the access to do it. Create them with a redirect plugin There are several…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO YouTube- 20 readers -
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  • Moving your website to https / SSL: tips & tricks

    …, which meant re-compiling our NGINX with SPDY support and a few more bits and bobs. For most people it’s probably a better choice to either go with a smart hosting provider like Synthesis or hire someone to do this for you. If you’re not sure whether your current setup supports SPDY, you can use to check, or simply type spdy in Quix. We…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 13 readers -
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