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Creating custom error pages for Nginx on CentOS 7

Custom error pages are something overlooked by developers most of the time. When you are building a website, of course you are going to focus on building your product and company pages, but it’s not a good idea to forget about error pages like 404, 403, 500. Sometimes your visitors see some warnings like: 404 […] Read more

How to monitor Nginx with Munin

Munin is one of the most powerful monitoring systems for dedicated servers and cloud enviroments. It allows you to monitor your server and network activity by providing useful graphics of your CPU, Memory, Disks, Network Devices and also running system services. Nginx on the other side, is the most popular Web server, used by millions […] Read more

Top 5 Nginx modules for Drupal

Last week we published a post called Top 5 Nginx plugins for WordPress, and today we will show you the top 5 Nginx modules for Drupal, another popular content management solution. Drupal, same as WordPress, is a CMS made for web publishers, it allows you to setup and start working with a fully working website […] Read more

Nginx vs Varnish: which one is better?

Today at ScaleScale we will try to give some answers to a long vs challenge: Nginx vs Varnish. Both are wonderful technologies used by web developers who want to speed up their web applications, however both suit for different needs, and on this post we will try to answer some questions and know the lacks […] Read more

How to Enable HTTP/2 on Nginx

HTTP/2 is the new generation protocol replacement for the common HTTP/1.1 protocol that you use in your daily tasks while browsing the internet. Based on the fabulous SPDY, this new HTTP protocol is focused on providing the best performance ever between network connections and end users. Specifically, it aims to improve end-user latency and network usage. Its major goal […] Read more