Let's examine the nginx configuration settings related to enable GZIP compression.
We set the gzip directive to on to enable the gzipping of server responses.
The gzip_min_length directive allows us to specify the minimum length of a response that will be gzipped.
The gzip_buffers directive sets the number and size of buffers that are used to compress the response. We have specified that we will be using 16 buffers with a memory page size of 8K.
The gzip_vary directive is used to either ...