NGINX HTTP Server, 5th Edition: Harness the power of NGINX with a series of detailed tutorials and real-life examples Front Cover

NGINX HTTP Server, 5th Edition: Harness the power of NGINX with a series of detailed tutorials and real-life examples

  • Length: 242 pages
  • Edition: 5
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  • Publication Date: 2024-06-11
  • ISBN-10: 1835469876
  • ISBN-13: 9781835469873

Master NGINX to elevate, accelerate, and optimize your cloud infrastructure

Key Features

  • Discover the potential of running NGINX in your environment
  • Run NGINX in harmony with your existing cloud infrastructure
  • Learn how to fine-tune and adjust NGINX’s configuration for best performance

Book Description

Explore the capabilities of NGINX, a robust HTTP server designed for handling high-traffic websites, with network scalability as its primary objective. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced administrator, this NGINX book will guide you through the complete process of setting up this lightweight HTTP server, from quick and basic configurations to more detailed configurations tailored to your needs. Highlighting the latest version 1.25.2, featuring new features such as HTTP/3 and QUIC, this edition keeps you up to date with cutting-edge developments.

This book is packed with a multitude of real-world examples, which will help you secure your infrastructure with automatic TLS certificates, expertly place NGINX in front of your existing applications, and do much more. From orchestration and Docker to bandwidth management, OpenResty, and NGINX Plus commercial features, you’ll get to grips with enhancing and optimizing your infrastructure or designing brand-new architecture. Moreover, this updated edition will show you how NGINX excels in cloud environments with guides on integrating NGINX with cloud services for deploying scalable architectures efficiently and securely.

By the end of this book, you’ll be able to adapt and use a wide variety of NGINX implementations to tackle diverse challenges with confidence.

What you will learn

  • Install and configure a basic setup for NGINX and test it out
  • Discover the core functionality of the HTTP module as well as third-party modules
  • Understand how to set up NGINX to work with PHP, Python, and other applications
  • Optimize your architecture with threads or load balancing
  • Configure NGINX with orchestration and work in a Docker environment
  • Identify errors in configuration and grasp basic troubleshooting techniques

Who this book is for

This book is for beginners and web administrators looking to master the powerful and secure NGINX HTTP server. Whether you want to replace your existing web server software or integrate a new tool to collaborate with applications that are already up and running, this book will help you achieve your goals. To get started, all you need is access to a Linux server and a basic understanding of web server concepts.

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