Rate Limiting with Nginx Behind AWS ELB | To prevent abuse or limit the number of requests to a site or url, nginx works great. However behind an AWS ELB, one small change is needed to make this work. Check it out!
Tomcat on Debian and Ubuntu Linux – Fix Broken com.mysql.jdbc.Driver Connection | Getting java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: “com.mysql.jdbc.Driver” or similar error on Debian? Debian and Ubuntu provide complete Apache Tomcat packages including the java mysql connector. However, the default Tomcat config does not find the provided mysql connector! Here is a fix.
301 Redirect in Apache with RedirectMatch | Part of mod_alias is something called RedirectMatch. This is a better way to do 301 redirects or other types of redirects than using mod_rewrite for better performance.
Configure nginx for PFS and ssllabs.com A Rating | Here is a quick configuration for nginx to achieve an ‘A’ score on ssllabs.com. This example is from Debian Wheezy using OpenSSL 1.0.1e and nginx 1.2.1 and also enables Perfect Forward Secrecy as added security against the NSA or other snooping!