Tag: Web Server

Aug 20

Pro Tip: Upgrade to PHP7

Pro Tip: Upgrade to PHP7 As you probably figured out, we run a WordPress site which it in itself runs on PHP. Many complaints have surface around the performance of php 5.x and even hhvm came out as a result of that. We had a lot of interest in hhvm, but we never got it …

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Aug 18

How to: Cache static HTML with CloudFlare?

How to: Cache static HTML with CloudFlare? So… I have been working with CloudFlare for quite sometime but every now and then when my web server goes down CloudFlare seems to be unable to serve my pages while it comes back. I had to create my own cache server for it but it involved another …

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Sep 18

Resolved: Blank pages when using NginX with php-fpm

Resolved: Blank pages when using NginX with php-fpm As of late I have been a bit busy so keeping up with updates to the web server has been pretty much neglected. Because of that I decided to switch to the nginx.org supported distribution to get the latest updates although that means a distribution without any …

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May 07

Changes with NginX 1.6 – Strongly Recommended

Changes with NginX 1.6 Below are the list of changes from the 1.5.13 release of NginX to version 1.6 This is provided as reference only and was obtained from: http://nginx.org/en/CHANGES. This update makes the development / mainline version 1.5.13 part of the stable branch. Because of this several new features are included and we highly suggest people upgrade to …

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Mar 24

How to: Install Exchange Server 2013 SP1

How to: Install Exchange Server 2013 SP1 As usual every time you try to install a new version of Exchange Server there are new caveats and what you expect will take 30 minutes takes longer. This time around was no exception. I am still hoping the day will come the installer decides it is going …

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Mar 16

Nginx: How to correctly use Time and Size postfix / parameters

Nginx: How to correctly use Time and Size postfix / parameters I was struggling on figuring out why my cache size was not growing as intended. I had setup my configuration so that pages would be cached for a really long time but refreshed often. The idea being able to cache my entire site but …

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Mar 01

How to: Install Ruby in an Ubuntu Server to use it with NewRelic’s Plugins

How to: Install Ruby in an Ubuntu Server to use it with NewRelic’s Plugins: Memcached & NginX Everytime I try to install a plugin for New Relic I find myself trying to figure out how to perform each of the steps. Also, most of them require other applications to be installed as well like Ruby …

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Feb 19

How to: Install Ruby on Rails using RVM

How to: Install Ruby on Rails using RVM This is just a quick complement of the article How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server. As I mentioned there if you need Ruby for something other than running a plugin agent like in a development web server RVM is the way …

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Feb 19

How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server

How to: Install the NginX Agent for NewRelic in an Ubuntu server Everytime I try to install a plugin for New Relic I find myself trying to figure out how to perform each of the steps. For example, take this instructions on how to install the NginX agent to get monitoring on your web server: …

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Feb 19

Resolved: 400 Bad Request – Request header or Cookie too large when using NginX

Resolved: 400 Bad Request – Request header or Cookie too large when using NginX One of the issues I ran into when using NginX was: “400 Bad Request – Request header or Cookie too large.” This was strange to me as my site had been working properly and this behavior was only experienced when doing …

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