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nginx vs apache

How To Set Up Apache with HTTP/2 Support on Ubuntu 16.04

HTTP/2 is the first major HTTP protocol update since 1997. The main goal of HTTP/2 is to decrease latency, reduce total number of TCP connections thus improve page load speed in web browsers. HTTP/2 is backwards-compatible with HTTP/1.1, all application semantics of HTTP are the same, …

Setup Nginx + php-FPM + apc + MariaDB on Debian 7

Debian is a great choice for setting up linux webservers. According to current stats it is the most popular server OS followed closely by centos. I am a great fan of the apt/dpkg/gdebi commands, which make it so easy to install and update packages on the …

Full-Site Delivery with Cloudfront

If you have a highly-trafficked site or want the best site-speed for global traffic, using a CDN such as Amazon's Cloudfront might be worth your time! Personally, I wanted to investigate if I could save money by using a cheaper tier of hosting by letting Cloudfront …

Apache vs Nginx

Apache and Nginx are the two most common open source web servers in the world. Together, they are responsible for serving over 50% of traffic on the internet. Both solutions are capable of handling diverse workloads and working with other software to provide a complete web …

How To Speed Up Drupal and/or PHP With XCache

Doubtless most of you do this already, but if you don't you probably should at least consider it: install . If you serve pages from Drupal or moreover with PHP you could, as I have, increase your PHP throughput by 167% for five minutes of effort. …