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Ben Cane

Performance Tuning HAProxy

Development

In a recent article, I covered how to tune the NGINX webserver for a simple static HTML page. In this article, we are going to once again explore those performance-tuning concepts and walk through some basic tuning options for HAProxy. “Let’s install and configure HAProxy to act as a load balancer for two NGINX instances.” […]

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Tuning NGINX for Better Performance

While NGINX is much younger than other web servers, it has quickly become a popular choice. Part of its success is based on it being the web server of choice for those looking for a lightweight and performant web server. In today’s article, we’ll be taking an out-of-the-box instance of NGINX and tuning it to […]

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Ensuring Containers Are Always Running with Docker’s Restart Policy

Development

Getting a notification that Docker containers are down in production is one of the worst ways to spend your night. In today’s article, we’ll discuss how to use Docker’s restart policy to automatically restart containers and avoid those late-night notifications. “How to avoid late-night notifications with @Docker’s restart policy” via @madflojo Click To Tweet What […]

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