How to Speed up Your Nginx Website

How to Speed up Your Nginx Website

In this tutorial, we will explain how to tune and optimize your Nginx configuration file to help speed up your website’s performance.

Nginx is a fast, lightweight, and high-performance web server in charge of serving at least 40% of all websites globally. When compared to other web servers, Nginx is primarily known for its speed, with it capable of handling thousands of concurrent connections with ease. Nginx can also be used as a load balancer, a reverse proxy, and an HTTP caching server. It uses little resources and is ideal for delivering static content.

To help further improve performance, Nginx has a built-in caching system that allows dynamic requests to be cached directly on the server for future requests, thereby reducing the load on your CPU and system in general.

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How to Install Lighttpd on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install and deploy Lighttpd on a Debian 9 VPS with FPM/FastCGI support.

Lighttpd is a free, open-source and high-performance web server developed by Jan Kneschke. It has a low memory footprint when compared to other web servers and is specially designed for speed-critical environments. It is secure, fast, and can handle up to 10,000 connections in parallel on a single server. It is used by many websites, including YouTube, Bloglines, WikiMedia, and many more. Lighttpd comes with a rich set of features, such as FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, URL-Rewriting, Output-Compression, event mechanism, and more. These features combined make for a compelling and high-performance web server solution.

Let’s get started with the installation.

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How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we will explain how to install LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04.

LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is a combination of open source software, typically installed on a server used for hosting dynamic websites and web applications. It includes the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, MySQL for data storage and management, and PHP for handling the dynamic content.

Installing LAMP on Ubuntu 18.04 is an easy task and should not take more than 10 minutes. Let’s begin with the installation process.

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How to Install LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LAMP Stack on a Debian 9 VPS.

A LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack is a combination of open-source software, typically installed on a server used for hosting dynamic websites and web applications. It includes the Linux operating system, the Apache web server, MySQL or MariaDB for data storage and management, and PHP for handling any dynamic content.

Installing LAMP on Debian 9 is a straightforward task and should not take more than 10 minutes. Let’s start with the installation.

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How to Install Jetty on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Jetty 9 on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu 18.04.

Jetty is an open-source HTTP Servlet Server written entirely in Java. It is designed to be lightweight, high-performance, embeddable, extensible, and flexible, thus making it an ideal platform for serving dynamic HTTP requests from any Java application. Let’s begin with the installation.

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How to Install WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.

OpenLiteSpeed is a lightweight, open-source HTTP server developed and copyrighted by LiteSpeed Technologies, Inc. It provides a user-friendly web interface and supports various operating systems, including Linux, Mac OS, SunOS, and FreeBSD. WordPress is the most popular content management system, or CMS, available on the internet. With a massive community, great documentation, countless themes, and a large choice of plugins, you can make a website about almost anything using WordPress. Let’s begin with the installation.

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How to Install Lighttpd on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Lighttpd on a Centos 7 VPS as well as set up MariaDB and PHP.

Lighttpd is a secure, open-source, fast, flexible and more optimized web server. Lighttpd has a high-speed infrastructure that allows for better performance with the same hardware when compared to other alternative web-servers. Lighttpd supports the FastCGI, SCGI and CGI interfaces and allows web applications that are written in any programming language to be used with the server.

Lighttpd’s FastCGI can be configured to support PHP with opcode caches and also has received attention within the Perl, Python, and Ruby communities.

Let’s get started with the installation.

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How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Install Nginx on Ubuntu

Nginx is a free and open-source high-performance web server. It is also well-known for its reverse proxying, caching, load balancing, and media streaming. Configuring it is made simple, and it has low memory usage. A common misconception is that Apache is easier to use than Nginx – however, Nginx is just as easy-to-use as Apache. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nginx on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.

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