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Nginx: Disable gzip-compression for http only

Because of the BREACH vulnerability I'd like to disable gzip compression for TLS traffic, but not for regular HTTP traffic. I could split up every Nginx server section into two separate TLS- and ...
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Should I compress resources with a loadbalancer (Nginx) or with a web server (IIS7)?

I have the following setup: Nginx (1.1.19) on the front as a reverse proxy / loadbalancer IIS7 at the back as web servers MySQL as a database I am trying to figure out whether to compress static ...
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how to uncompress memcached content via nginx?

I'm using memcached to store html content ready for nginx to display but I'm getting the compressed output in the browser. It works if I turn off compression in PHP but doubles the response time ...
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What is the best way to compress backend to nginx reverse proxy data?

We are going to be running a nginx reverse proxy that will pull data from a backend via the internet. What we mean by via the internet is the backend machine will not be on a lan with the front ...
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Disable deflate compression in nginx SSL

When I'm browsing to my SSL protected site running nginx with Chrome, I see I'm using TLS 1.0, AES_256_CBC with SHA-1, and DHE_RSA as key exchange. That's all good and in conformance with my cipher ...
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nginx is not compressing response by default when acting as a reverse proxy

I have nginx sitting on port 80, redirecting requests to a play framework server as described by deployment docs. I have verified that the server by default does not compress by doing the steps ...
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Disable compression for Nginx serving PDFs

How do I disable compression for PDFs using Nginx? Related question, how do I stop Adobe Reader from automatically opening the PDF, instead of saving it to the hard drive?