Tuning NGINX maps hashes

by Danila Vershinin, September 1, 2022

Settings NGINX maps correctly for large datasets, tuning based on CPU cache line size and understanding NGINX error messages.


Performance-friendly way of blocking Referrer spam

by Danila Vershinin, August 27, 2022

Protecting your NGINX website from Referrer spam SPAM using efficient performance-friendly maps


Magento 2: Distributing cache purge requests over multiple Varnish instances

by Danila Vershinin, August 24, 2022

Speeding up Magento 2 admin when multiple Varnish instances are being used, by distributing HTTP purge requests via NGINX mirror module


Planning to use AWS? I beg to reconsider!

by Danila Vershinin, August 19, 2022

If you’re running a Magento or WordPress website, please don’t use AWS, and please don’t work with people who suggest to use it.


WP Super Cache NGINX Configuration

by Danila Vershinin, August 17, 2022

Correctly configuring NGINX for WP Super Cache plugin is not a trivial task. But we make it easy for you with this NGINX snippet.


Full page cache of Woocommerce product pages for different user roles

by Danila Vershinin, August 14, 2022

How to set up Full Page Cache for Woocommerce product page with varying prices based on user roles


Improving NGINX Performance with Kernel TLS on RHEL 8+ and Fedora Linux

by Danila Vershinin, July 22, 2022

Improve static files performance in NGINX using kernel LTS in modern Linux operating systems like RedHat Enterprise Linux 8 and Fedora Linux


How to optimize the wp-rocket WordPress plugin

by Danila Vershinin, May 31, 2022

Best FPC plugin for WordPress? The best full-page cache plugin for WordPress is actually none and using Varnish instead. Because the best FPC solution for WordPress is Varnish. Varnish Cache is very flexible, you can tell it to use the fastest cache storage, which is RAM. And this is the default. You can also tell […]


Monitoring PHP-FPM in Bitnami stacks using NGINX Amplify

by Danila Vershinin, April 29, 2022

If you are a user of Bitnami stack for LEMP or LAMP, you might want to set up PHP-FPM monitoring. Such monitoring allows you to have a nice overview of your PHP-FPM-based stack, to see how your system behaved and how much it was loaded over periods of time, through a set of graphs. Despite […]


Setting the proper MTU for your home router

by Danila Vershinin, March 27, 2022

Determining the right MTU value for your router’s internet connection. Fixing performance of your home network.