Increase Server Performance with Squid

It does not take much for a web server to get overwhelmed when you have high traffic websites. Although you could always purchase more expensive hardware and networking equipment, there are more cost-effective ways to get better performance and get the most out of what you have. One such method is to use a web […]

A Look at Varnish Cache Web Application Accelerator

One of the easiest and least expensive ways to speed up your website is to use some form of caching.  You can cache anything that is dynamic on a dedicated server.  A cache is a parcel of information kept in memory or on disk for speedy access.  In the world of dynamic websites, those created […]

FastCGI Explained

CGI, Common Gateway Interface, is a language-independent standard that determines how web servers can generate web pages. It is commonly used for dynamic websites and can be employed using numerous scripting languages.
FastCGI, as explained by the project’s website, is CGI with a only a few extensions. It is being promoted as an open […]