This post is about performance between Redis VS Memcached, which are in-memory, networked object cache software. There are 3 categories of caching systems on the server side: Memory code caching, Memory object caching, and Disk file caching.Read more
2018 comparison of popular archive / backup / compression utility. 7-zip • gzip • rar • tar • zip | Definition of Backup vs Archive | Command line examples | Comparison tableRead more
Whether it’s for fun or productivity, accessing the Super Admin account on Windows has always been easy. Not because it’s not secure, but because Administrators often forgot what they were hired for: administering and securing the systems. Here is How To gain System Privileges on Windows!Read more
You checked your site SSL configuration with testssl.sh and it returned some SSL vulnerabilities? Here are some recipes to help you make sense of it all. You will most likely need the Mozilla SSL Configuration Generator to protect your site with an up-to-date, correct SSL configuration.Read more
Enabling SSL for your site is a great idea overall. However, navigate around the multitude of SSL configuration available for Apache and nginx is quite daunting. What’s best? What’s most secure? Are you privileging compatibility against security? testssl.sh will help you decide what’s best for your configuration.Read more
Dealing with SSL configuration for Apache or nginx is not easy. There are so many ciphers, and we are constantly reading about breaches and exploits caused by some cipher… Hopefully, Mozilla offer an SSL Configuration Generator, to help you decide between security and availability. It’s AUTO-MAGIC!Read more
So you heard about WebP and its incredible compression factor? You want your WordPress blog to benefit of a good Google ranking? Solutions exist to allow WordPress to upload WebP images, unfortunately it’s useless as WordPress won’t be able to resize them to create the thumbnails used everywhere.Read more
JetPack is one of those jack-of-all-trades plugin most newbies to WordPress install at first. I used it, and I enjoyed it. Until I checked my Yslow score. JetPack services seem appealing at first glance, but over time you will notice its usefulness fades away. This post will help you replace it with alternatives.Read more
Practical solution to serve images conditionally depending on WebP support. This recipe discusses how to do it with nginx. WebP is a next generation image format spearheaded by Google since 2013, which provides so much better compression than legacy formats. Only supported by Chrome, Opera and Android at this time.Read more
WebP lossy compression is awesome. WebP is a Google development, a method of lossy and lossless compression that can be used on a large variety of photographic, translucent and graphical images found on the web. Only Chrome and Opera support it, not Firefox.
Adding an image format to the web means it’s there for good. We’re not getting rid of PNG, GIF, or JPEG anytime soon, for instance. Adding yet another format is therefore a pretty big commitment.