Proxies

Load balancing, CDN’s and web caches! See how you can start scaling your applications.

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July 10, 2017

Load Balancing with Nginx

6 Videos

We cover how to use Nginx as a load balancer, and see how load balancing affects our application.

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January 26, 2019

LetsEncrypt with HAProxy

Proxies

We cover using LetsEncrypt to create SSL certificates with a HAProxy load balancer.

January 22, 2018

Using SSL Certificates with HAProxy

Proxies

Using HAProxy with SSL certificates, including SSL Termation and SSL Pass-Through.

February 16, 2017

CloudFront and Your App

Proxies

We cover how using a reverse-proxy such as a load balancer or CDN affects your application. Specifically, we see how to adjust your Laravel application when in use behind CloudFront.

December 11, 2015

TCP load balancing with Nginx (SSL Pass-thru)

Proxies

Learn to use Nginx 1.9.* to load balance TCP traffic. In this case, we'll setup SSL Passthrough to pass SSL traffic received at the load balancer onto the web servers.

March 23, 2015

So You Got Yourself a Loadbalancer

Proxies

When you put your web application behind a load balancer, or any type of reverse proxy, you immediately need to take some important factors into consideration.

This article will cover those considerations, as well as discuss common solutions.

September 09, 2014

Nginx Caching

Proxies

See how to cache both dynamic and static content using Nginx!

July 15, 2014

Load Balancing with HAProxy

Proxies

Setting up and using HAProxy 1.5 on Ubuntu 14.04.

May 05, 2014

Proxying to FastCGI in Ubuntu/Apache 2.4

Proxies

This will cover differences in passing requests off from Apache to a FastCGI process in Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04.

March 25, 2014

Using Nginx as a Load Balancer

Proxies

Configure Nginx to load balance between web nodes.

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