Faster Web Server Stack Powered by Unix Sockets and PROXY protocol


by Danila Vershinin, May 15, 2019

How to leverage UDS and PROXY protocol in your single server web stack

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Magento 1.9.x with PHP 7.2


by Danila Vershinin,

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


by Danila Vershinin,

How to install and use the GeoIP2 NGINX module on CentOS/RHEL 6, 7, 8. Simple instructions for using the latest MaxMind GeoIP2 databases in NGINX

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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/RHEL


by Danila Vershinin, March 20, 2019

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

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MozJPEG as drop-in replacement for libjpeg in CentOS/RHEL and Amazon Linux


by Danila Vershinin, March 10, 2019

How to use the more efficient JPEG encoder, MozJPEG, instead of the default, on CentOS/RHEL and Amazon Linux systems

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Install jpegoptim powered by MozJPEG on CentOS/RHEL or Amazon Linux


by Danila Vershinin, March 9, 2019

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

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