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NGINX High Performance by Rahul Sharma

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Installing NGINX from source

NGINX can be downloaded from http://nginx.org/. The site provides a stable package and a mainline version package. Both versions are quite stable, and either of them can be used to build NGINX for production environments. The mainline version contains all active development. This essentially means that all new features and noncritical bug fixes are developed here. At times, this may also cause certain third-party modules to break due to a change in the internal APIs. The stable version only gets the critical bug fixes. New features and noncritical bug fixes are not ported to the stable version. NGINX has a well-maintained documentation available at http://nginx.org/en/docs/. The documentation is a great source of information ...

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