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Ordering: 1. nginx 2. varnish 3. haproxy 4. webserver?

I've seen people recommend combining all of these in a flow, but they seem to have lots of overlapping features so I'd like to dig in to why you might want to pass through 3 different programs before ...
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Apache or NGINX for PHP?

I've read quite a bit on the major benefits to running NGINX over Apache for serving static files. However, I have never seen an article talking about Apache vs NGINX for serving PHP pages. Question: ...
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Suggestions on large scale web applications architecture?

It's a big question:) We are running a website with LAMP that is not big, 5 web servers with LVS load balancing, 3 MySQL servers with replications and separation of reading and writing, and we use ...
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Running multiple versions of PHP on Ubuntu

Is there an easy way to run multiple versions of PHP on Ubuntu 10.04 (desktop), and switching between them? I am spoiled with the very easy installation and switching of PHP in WAMP for Windows. This ...
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How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos?

How can I check if my IIS site is using NTLM or Kerberos? And how can I change authentication from Kerberos to NTLM? I'm using IIS 7.5 and I couldn't find any answer to this question, can help me a ...
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SBS 2008 DNS stops working after 1 day for .uk, .eu and some other TLDs outside USA

In SBS 2008, when first installed or rebooted, DNS queries succeed, but after a period of about 1 day users report that they are unable to access some web sites. On inspection, it may be noticed that ...
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Open Source XML Firewalls? [closed]

Does anyone know of any open source XML firewalls that provide equivalent functionality to DataPower, Vordel, etc?
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installing SSL certs on apache … what certs to use?

Im an intermediate Linux user and got assigned the task to make Apache run https connections. Currently running centOS 6 and my problem is following: installed mod_ssl and tried to set up paths ...
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Certain web page cannot be retrieved

I have a simple web site in php served over apache running on ARM Linux. It normally works fine. But sometimes, certain pages cannot be retrieved at all. I have 5-6 pages. All the other pages would ...
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Mail server and web server on different servers

I am writing a PHP application for a client who currently hosts their website on a shared domain with fasthosts. The PHP application is going to be stored on a dedicated server at our location. Part ...
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configure server to handle a lot of requests

I have a website and we bought some advertisement on neobux.com. We bought 1000 views hoping to get more users on the website. We have a VPS with 1gb ram and 1gb burstable running apache. When we ...
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How to get nginx to redirect from www to non-www domain?

Let's say I want to redirect from www.example.com to example.com and I want to do this using nginx. I looked around and did not see any good documentation on this so I figured I would ask and answer ...
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Any disadvantage to short DNS TTL? [closed]

Any disadvantage to short DNS TTL?
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Where to go to learn about web architecture? Youtube example?

I'm trying to build a web application that is similar to Youtube (it's not a knock off), but I guess I don't know how video is served on the internet very well. I know how to build regular database ...
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Transition domain to new web host without waiting for DNS propagation

I was considering switching to Amazon EC2 to host my website to handle more traffic. It seems like I would have to update DNS records to point to the new server but I was wondering if there was a way ...
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HA web cluster setup

I'm setting up a highly available web cluster, I'm planning to start out with 2 web servers connected to shared storage (perhaps via NFS). What's the best way of implementing this? Should the web ...
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Load balancing web/ftp servers with rsync

With the setup of several VPS/Dedicated servers which are identical to load-balance. How would I go about making sure all the code is the same? Recently I've read up about rsync. Not 100% sure what ...
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Help to review ISA Server 2006 web publish settings

I have a internal site named myinternalsite, and I want to publish all information in the internal site to my external internet domain http://www.myexternalsite.com and under order path, i.e. when ...
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When should you use and not use Etags?

I was just looking at our site on WebPageTest.org and one of their recommendations for speeding up a website is: ETag headers should generally not be used unless you have an explicit reason to ...
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Why is DownOrNot and JustPing reporting that my website is down?

I was pinging my site with DownOrNot and it is reporting that my website is down from all locations. Then I pinged it with JustPing and it is reporting that my website is also down from all ...
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Just LB or also Web Servers in Demilitarized Zone?

In a load balanced environment, is it necessary to have all of the web servers in the DMZ? Or will just having the Load Balancer in the DMZ achieve the desired security? If it matters, the web ...
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How can I block all traffic except web traffic?

I have wrote my rules like this: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P OUTPUT DROP iptables -P FORWARD DROP iptables -A OUTPUT -i eth0 -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT What do I do next?
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Cannot access Nagios Web Interface

After successfully installing Nagios core 3.4.1 (i also installed plug-in1.4.11) on our linux rhel 5.3 server i cannot login to the nagios web interface.I am running apache 2.2.3 I am using internet ...
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Offer Custom URLs using CNAME

How do I allow my customers to access subdomain.myapp.com from a subdomain.customerdomain.com. Google Apps allows you to do this with a CNAME change. How can I offer a similar functionality? I found ...
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Inexpensive CDN with Origin/Pull services? [closed]

Does anyone know of an inexpensive CDN which offers origin/pull services? I've looked into Cachefly, they look great but don't provide this service for less than $1k unfornuately. If you know of an ...
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Web Server Running Low in Memory

I have an EC2 small instance that has 2 gigs of memory, running Fedora Linux. Typically, I get about 275 page views per day on average, and I have a monitoring agent on the box. Some of the stats are ...
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Windows web server for in-house apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hi, Ms site for Windows Web Server 2008 R2 states that it's only licensed to server internet-facing web apps. What ...
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Web Interface for windows DNS

Are there any good web interfaces to put on a windows 2008 DNS server? That enables the users to edit dns entries? A free system would be preferred, but a commercial system would also be an option in ...
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Application log storage/review tool

My boss is wanting me to wrap applications on a few servers with shell scripts (or inline code for those we develop ourselves) to log basic data (user, date/time, commandline) to a central server so ...