Practical Nginx - The Zero to Hero Guide
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Learn Niginx from ground up and learn to use it as reverse proxy and load balancer
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What Will I Learn?
  • Learn core concepts of NGINX server and use it in practical projects
  • Learn to use Nginx as reverse proxy
  • Learn to use Nginx as web server
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  • Basic Knowledge of the Web and HTTP protocol is assumed
  • Basic Knowledge of Linux command line is required to complete the course

Learn NGINX HTTP web server in this comprehensive easy to follow zero to hero guide!

NGINX is a powerful HTTP web server that also doubles as a reverse proxy server, a mail proxy server, and a generic TCP/UDP proxy server, making it an amazing web server to get your hands on. This high-performance server has become popular for offering stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. It is also one of the few servers that address the C10K problem.

The web server is already popular among bigwigs such as Netflix, Hulu, Airbnb, Heroku, and GitHub for its use of a more scalable event-driven (asynchronous) architecture compared to the common thread-based request handling system.

If you want to learn this amazing web server in a systematic way, well then you’ve come to the right place!

Our course has been designed with experts to help developers master NGINX by strengthening their fundamentals of web servers and learning the basics and advanced features of NGINX from scratch in a concise and practical approach using this course. The course will breakdown everything learners need to know about web servers and NGINX from scratch.

With the right combination of theory and practical, the course not only cover the fundamentals and basics, but will show you how to actually put those to use with numerous detailed examples that you can follow along with the instructor. At the end of this course, you will be able to install, configure and even deploy your own web servers.

Although, the course does not require you to have any prior knowledge of NGINX, it does assume that you do have a basic understanding about the web and HTTP Protocol and that you to know your way around Centos and Debian Linux distros.

This tutorial will start at the very beginning with a detailed introduction into webservers, where NGINX fits, as well as the difference between Apache and NGINX. From there you will learn how to install the server and configure it. The course will also cover different commands that you will need including directives, modules, context types, variables, etc.

You will then learn how to deploy your web server on a normal PC as well as on the cloud. That’s not all! The course also includes a section on learning the LEMP Stack and also the best tips and tricks, mistakes and common FAQs that people come across.

With this course under your belt, you won’t need any other resources to master NGINX and web servers. So, what are you waiting for? Enroll now and become a server sensei!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who want to learn NGINX and use it for their professional and personal projects will find this course very useful
  • System administrators looking to use NGINX to manage their infrastructure
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Curriculum For This Course
39 Lectures
Introduction to NGINX
4 Lectures 41:40

What is NGINX

Practical application of NGINX
Nginx Installation
3 Lectures 43:21

Post Installation Procedures

Compilation from source
Directives in Nginx
10 Lectures 01:59:37
Introduction to Directives

PID directive

The HTTP context

Sendfile directive

Server Context

Location Context

Location Pattern Matching

Advance Location Matching

Try_files directive

error_page Directive
The LEMP stack- Nginx as Reverse Proxy
8 Lectures 01:37:22
Nginx as a reverse proxy

Lab: Installing MySQL

Lab: Installing PHP

Configuring Nginx

Setting and Running CMS on Nginx

Running Application

Using WSGI with Nginx

Installing NodeJS and Express on Nginx
Ensuring High Availability
4 Lectures 45:19
High Availability in Nginx

Configure Nginx as Load balancer

Understanding Load balancing with Nginx

Modifying the Host Header
Monitoring your Nginx Server
5 Lectures 57:54
Monitoring Server

Centralized Logging

Log Rotation

NGXTop Tool

Stress Testing
4 Lectures 46:56
Introduction to Nginx Security

Using SSL

How Does SSL work

Restricting Web Server Access
Advantages of Nginx
1 Lecture 09:04
Why use Nginx
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