Tag Archives: performance

Replacing Apache with nginx for static file serving

This chart represents the regular activity of an Apache server from Monday to Thursday — a massive spike of non-idle processes starting around lunch time — and then an eerily quiet Friday. No, it wasn’t a public holiday, it’s just … Continue reading

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Faster OpenSSH 4.7p1 in Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

A couple of weeks ago, while chatting with Rob, I mentioned that John gave me an awesome tip that I use all the time: The pget command in lftp, particularly for sftp downloads. That’s right: Not only does lftp provide … Continue reading

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