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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How to install ngx_php7 NGINX module in CentOS / RedHat 7


by Danila Vershinin, February 3, 2019

How to use PHP in your NGINX configuration

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In China? Quick Google mirror setup using NGINX!


by Danila Vershinin, February 2, 2019

Quickly setup Google mirror using nothing but a server and 2 minutes 🙂

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NGINX: Enable conditional GET for dynamic pages


by Danila Vershinin, January 27, 2019

Empower your NGINX with the ultimate performance tweak – automatic ETag for dynamic content!

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Proper use of SSH client in Mac OS X


by Danila Vershinin, January 11, 2019

Time to revisit my SSH key and configuration in OS X

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