Nginx HTTP Server - Second Edition

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Nginx can be an ideal replacement or supplement to Apache. Learn just how straightforward it can be to embrace the Nginx alternative and run a server designed 100% for today's web using this brilliant tutorial.

  • Complete configuration directive and module reference
  • Discover possible interactions between Nginx and Apache to get the best of both worlds
  • Learn to configure your servers and virtual hosts efficiently
  • A step-by-step guide to switching from Apache to Nginx

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Nginx is a lightweight HTTP server designed for high-traffic websites, with network scalability as the primary objective. With the advent of high speed Internet access, short loading times and fast transfer rates have become a necessity. This free, open source solution will either come as a full replacement of other software such as Apache, or stand in front of your existing infrastructure to improve its overall speed.

"Nginx HTTP Server - Second Edition" provides a detailed guide to setting up Nginx in different ways that correspond to actual production situations: as a standalone server, as a reverse proxy, interacting with applications via FastCGI and more. In addition, the complete directive reference will be your best friend at all stages of the configuration and maintenance processes.

This book is the perfect companion for both Nginx beginners and experienced administrators. For beginners, it will take you through the complete process of setting up this lightweight HTTP server on your system and configuring its various modules to get it to do exactly what you need, in a fast and secure way. For more experienced administrators, this book provides different angles of approach that can help you make the most of your current infrastructure. Nginx can be employed in many situations, whether you are looking to construct an entirely new web-serving architecture or simply want to integrate an efficient tool to optimize your site loading speeds.

This book takes you through the setup and configuration of Nginx by detailing every step of the way, from downloading to configuring your server in a selection of common architectures.

What you will learn from this book

  • Download and build Nginx from source along with its dependencies
  • The basics of Nginx configuration: syntax, structure, semantics
  • Create virtual host configurations effortlessly
  • Discover all first-party modules and how to enable, configure and use them
  • Establish advanced rewrite rules with the Nginx Rewrite module
  • Set up Nginx to work with PHP, Python and more via FastCGI
  • Configure Nginx to work as a frontend for your existing HTTP server
  • Learn how to port your Apache rewrite rules through three practical examples
  • Troubleshoot if something goes wrong with the server

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This tutorial book includes detailed instructions for each of the processes it describes: downloading and installing the application, configuring and using modules, and much more. It provides a step-by-step tutorial to replace your existing web server with Nginx. With commented configuration sections and in-depth module descriptions, you will be able to make the most of the performance potential offered by Nginx.

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About the Author:

Clément Nedelcu

Clément Nedelcu was born in France and studied in UK, French, and Chinese universities. After teaching computer science and programming in several eastern Chinese universities, he worked as a Technology Consultant in France, specializing in web and Microsoft .NET programming as well as Linux server administration. Since 2005, he has also been administering a major network of websites in his spare time. This eventually led him to discover Nginx: it made such a difference that he started his own blog about it. One thing leading to another...

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