Varnish 4 and 5. Log slow backend requests


by Danila Vershinin, March 21, 2017

Log slow backend requests using Varnish utility varnishncsa

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Protect Magento 1.x admin in Nginx setup


by Danila Vershinin, March 19, 2017

Protect Magento 1.x administrator interface and Wordpress administrator interface to fight hackers trying to steal credit card data

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GIT Protect your Magento store


by Danila Vershinin,

Secure your Magento with git and simple cron tasks to receive early notifications of when your store has been hacked. Allows you to act early after intrusion.

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Cloudbleed and Varnish


by Danila Vershinin, February 24, 2017

Here is why you shouldn’t use shared cache like Cloudflare. Don’t trust your data to a third party and make use of real private cache – Varnish

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Varnish and Brotli done right


by Danila Vershinin, February 21, 2017

Enable Brotli compression for faster website performance.. in Varnish with this quick VCL snippet.

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Varnish Tip: Remove hash from URL?


by Danila Vershinin,

Let’s use some magic VCL snippet to remove hash from URL in Varnish. Or NOT!

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Varnish “Backend fetch failed”


by Danila Vershinin, January 20, 2017

Troubleshoot Varnish backend fetch failed 503 error

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Deployment and cache purge on Citrus powered servers


by Danila Vershinin, January 18, 2017

Clear Varnish and PHP opcode cache in your deployment script.

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Strip marketing or analytics query parameters with Varnish


by Danila Vershinin, November 12, 2016

Strip unnecessary query parameters with some Varnish VCL magick!

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Install NGINX with ngx_pagespeed (Google PageSpeed) dynamic module in CentOS/RHEL 6, 7, 8 or Amazon Linux 2


by Danila Vershinin, October 3, 2016

Easily install latest stable nginx with ngx_pagespeed dynamic module in CentOS 7 or RedHat 7

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