Configuring KeepAlive with Apache RewriteRule [P] Proxying

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Apache can be used for proxying requests with mod_proxy to a certain backend/upstream server. Here is how a simple proxy configuration looks:

The Problem The problem with this configuration is that Apache will create new TCP session to backend (192.168.1.1:8080) for every new request it receives. This might look as an innocent detail at… Continue reading Configuring KeepAlive with Apache RewriteRule [P] Proxying

ModSecurity – Using Lua scripts with ModSecurity

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If you decide to use ModSecurity ‘s support of ¬†Lua, here you can find some usefull tips to consider. Short story … At the time of writing this article, the current ModSecurity version is 2.9.0, which provides plenty of functionalities.¬†However if you want to go deep into web application filtering or maybe you need to… Continue reading ModSecurity – Using Lua scripts with ModSecurity

Make Your WordPress At Least 3x Faster By Migrating To Nginx + PHP-FPM

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If you want to make your WordPress at least 3x faster , then you should definitely read below…. Yesterday I woke up, and my first thought was – I need to make my WordPress blog faster !   Caring about performance ! That’s a great idea and most of the time, there is bunch of… Continue reading Make Your WordPress At Least 3x Faster By Migrating To Nginx + PHP-FPM

Web pages performance testing

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Very often I need to test some page speed and using bunch of websites, which produce very detailed information.   Here are some of them:   http://www.webpagetest.org/ This is the first one I’ve been using for a long time. Here are some of the features it supports: Select location from which the tests are going… Continue reading Web pages performance testing