Tag: nginx

Using HipHop Virtual Machine (HHVM) on Ubuntu

HHVM is an open-source virtual machine designed for executing programs written in Hack and PHP, developed and open sourced by Facebook to process and execute programs and scripts written in PHP. Facebook developed HHVM because …

Ubuntu 14.04 – SSL Certificate on Nginx

TLS, or transport layer security, and its predecessor SSL, secure sockets layer, are secure protocols created in order to place normal traffic in a protected, encrypted wrapper. These protocols allow traffic to be sent safely …

Light Weight, Open Source Web Servers

Nginx Nginx has become one of the most important web servers over the last couple of years. There’s a reason for that. Instead of using the standard threaded- or process-oriented architecture, it uses a scalable, …

Using Nginx as a Reverse Proxy to IIS

We were recently approached by a client who’s using a legacy Content Management system running on Microsoft IIS that is becoming painfully slow, hurting their business. The system was not keeping up with their traffic. …