Tag Name: linux

Enabling gzip compression on EC2

posted on: May 22nd, 2014

I am still tweaking small things on the Amazon EC2 server that is hosting my site. One of the things that I did not do immediately is enable gzip compression of all the site data when it is served to a browser. What this does is compress all the files down before they are pushed across all those tubes that make up the internet, and the browser then decompresses the files on the other side. ⇒

categories:  webserver, configuration   tags:  configuration, ec2, linux

Amazon EC2 server and Statamic

posted on: May 2nd, 2014

Why would anyone want to roll their own webserver from scratch? I’ll say up front that even asking the question brands you as a bona-fide member of the techie crowd. But their are some legitimate reasons you might want to do this: ⇒

categories:  webserver, statamic, configuration   tags:  ec2, php, linux, ami, ssh, sftp