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Mastering NGINX by Dimitri Aivaliotis

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Summary

NGINX provides a number of ways to support developers wishing to integrate a high-performance web server into their application. We looked at various possibilities of integrating both legacy and new applications. Caching plays a key role in the modern web application. NGINX offers both passive and active ways of using caching to help deliver a web page more quickly.

We also explored how NGINX can help manipulate a response by adding or replacing text. Server Side Includes are also possible with NGINX. We saw a way of integrating these commands into normal text. We then examined the powerful embedded Perl capabilities in NGINX. Image transformation is also possible using just core NGINX. We examined how to set a unique cookie to track website ...

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