Magento 1.9.x with PHP 7.2


by Danila Vershinin, May 15, 2019

Upgrade to latest Magento 1.9 and enjoy fast shopping experience with speed improvements of PHP 7.2 engine

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Upgrade to GeoIP2 with nginx on CentOS / RHEL 7


by Danila Vershinin,

GeoLite Legacy databases are discontinued as of January 2, 2019. They are not updated nor any longer available for download. Every user should move to GeoLite2 databases, a more contemporary version of the GeoLite Legacy geolocation databases which are still available in a free version updated every month. I’ve recently added the GeoIP2 module to […]

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ngx_cache_purge: closing the gap with Varnish


by Danila Vershinin, May 12, 2019

How to install ngx_cache_purge in CentOS 7

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Cloudflare and NGINX. Automatic sync of Cloudflare trusted IP addresses


by Danila Vershinin, May 11, 2019

How to automatically configure your NGINX with the latest list of Cloudflare connecting IP addresses

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Do what PageSpeed module does, without PageSpeed module


by Danila Vershinin, April 14, 2019

The PageSpeed module (ngx_pagespeed, for NGINX) is there to optimize your website client-side performance automatically. However, it does make a burden on your CPU and RAM with every request. By its nature, it always does stat calls to cache extended and optimized resources. So if in case of PHP OPCache you can do revalidate_timestamps set […]

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NGINX honeypot – the easiest and fastest way to block bots!


by Danila Vershinin, April 6, 2019

Increase your NGINX server security using NGINX honeypot approach. Quick and reliable way to reduce load from bots.

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Install MySQLTuner in CentOS / RedHat 7


by Danila Vershinin, March 20, 2019

How to install MySQLTuner in CentOS / RedHat 7 to help with tuning MySQL server instances

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MozJPEG as drop-in replacement for libjpeg in CentOS / RedHat 7


by Danila Vershinin, March 10, 2019

How to use the more efficient JPEG encoder, MozJPEG, instead of the default, on CentOS / RedHat 7 systems

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Install jpegoptim powered by MozJPEG in CentOS / RedHat 7


by Danila Vershinin, March 9, 2019

Crunch your JPEG furthermore using jpegoptim bundled with the MozJPEG power!

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Fixing NGINX Amplify’s failure after reboot


by Danila Vershinin, February 10, 2019

Fix NGINX Amplify’s agent failure to start at boot time or after every reboot. Easy guide.

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