Now that you have secured Nginx with HTTPS and enabled SPDY enabled HTTP/2, it’s time to improve both the security and the performance of the server.Read More Optimizing HTTPS on Nginx
Recently, I’ve done some WordPress load optimization and to achieve full effect, you do have to load the Google Analytics tracking script, ga.js, from your own server.Read More Host ga.js locally with a WordPress plugin
SPDY is this new, cool, fast protocol created by Google that “replaces” HTTP (the first draft of HTTP 2.0 is using SPDY as the working base). It is supported in all the major browsers – yes, even Internet Explorer – with the exception of Apple’s Safari.Read More Enabling SPDY with Nginx
TL;DR: Varnish lacks support for SSL and SPDY. Nginx handles it just fine, and has very fast cache with either memcache or disk storage (ramdisk). Both can serve stale cache if your backend is down. But Nginx can not write to the memcache storage directly, it has to be done by the application. Also, Nginx […]Read More Caching: Varnish or Nginx?