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My name is Michiel Roos. I currently work for MaxServ in Holland. I like tech stuff like Linux, TYPO3, Gumstix and Roombas but I also like to dig in the dirt and try to grow veggies and other things. Some of you may know me as author of nc_staticfilecache and maintainder of the DAM project.

But why?

Well . . . I like code without typo's. It just runs better ;-)

TYPO3 Nginx configuration v2

Thu, 14 Jul 2011

It's been a while since I posted my Nginx configuration for TYPO3. It's been updated recently. I run several sites that use similar configuration options, so I split off parts of the configuration into include files.more »

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category: TYPO3, Nginx

Enabling cookie free domains in Nginx

Tue, 11 Aug 2009

As explained in a previous article, we can save some headers by enabling cookie-free domains. Here is my configuration for Nginx. Only requests for static files should end up on this domain, so we don't put anything fancy in here.more »

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category: Nginx

Enabling nc_staticfilecache in TYPO3 Nginx

Wed, 5 Aug 2009

In Nginx, the old Apache static file cache configuration no longer works. We will need to write a new one. We only want to redirect to a static file if a number of conditions are met. With mod_rewrite you can just chain a number of RewriteCond's together and follow them up with a RewriteRule. In Nginx there is no way to directly chain together a series of if statements. Nesting is also not allowed. We. . .more »

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category: TYPO3, Nginx

TYPO3 Nginx, enable gzip and expires headers

Wed, 5 Aug 2009

Nginx comes with a lot of modules. You can read all about them on the Nginx wiki. The syntax of the configuration files differs from Apache syntax, but up to now everything I need is possible. There are also a lot of nifty new features like an empty gif configuration. We can use this to serve an empty gif right from memory without having to. . .more »

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category: TYPO3, Nginx

Running TYPO3 on Nginx

Tue, 4 Aug 2009

Last week I was searching for a bit of a performance boost for my site running on a Linode package. It's pretty OK, but not 'zippy' at all. During my search I came across a lot of interesting articles about Squid, lighttpd, <span style="display: none;"> </span>Varnish and Nginx. EVO techblog. . .more »

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category: TYPO3, Debian, Nginx