Nginx PageSpeed configuration

by Danila Vershinin, September 11, 2014

Learn how to configure Google PageSpeed module in Nginx server block. Provides sample configuration to store PageSpeed cache in a Memcached server. Storing PageSpeed cache in Memcached provides additional performance improvement.


CentOS 7 Server Setup

by Danila Vershinin, August 28, 2014

A very thorough guide on first-time setup of web server under CentOS. Follow it to secure your web server from attackers and improve performance by protecting server with firewall. We cover protecting SSH daemon, enabling firewall and configuring fail2ban.


Optimizing Magento

by Dean Grant, August 7, 2014

Magento is a great eCommerce solution. But it’s built using Zend Framework and that means dozens of PHP files are included and parsed. This makes it a slow beast to optimize. But nothing can stand on our way into faster web. Here is how we have Magento running as fast as static HTML page.


Choosing right VPS

by Jack Dalton, July 15, 2014

We have already talked about what VPS is and why it’s superior to shared plans in terms of performance. But what are the ingredients for a good VPS plan when you make a decision to order virtual server? Don’t let yourself to get lost, use our straightforward directions.


Why Use VPS and what is it?

by Danila Vershinin, July 13, 2014

Introduction to Virtual Private Server vs. Shared hosting plan