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Nginx Essentials by Valery Kholodkov

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Nginx

Nginx has emerged as a robust and scalable general-purpose web server in the last decade. It is a choice of many webmasters, startup founders, and site reliability engineers because of its simple yet scalable and expandable architecture, easy configuration, and light memory footprint. Nginx offers a lot of useful features, such as on-the-fly compression and caching out of the box.

Nginx integrates with existing web technologies such as Apache web server and PHP, and helps solving day-to-day problems in an easy way. Nginx is backed by a large, active community as well as a consulting company funded by venture capital. Therefore, it is actively supported.

This book will help you get started with Nginx and learn ...

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