Udemy class on nginx

Published: Jan 15, 2021 by Holger Hoefling

Finished the Udemy-class NGINX Fundamentals: High Performance Servers from Scratch (see certificate).

Overall it was a very informative and well paced class that gives a good overview on nginx and the different use cases. While likely not enough to really run production servers, it gives enough knowledge on topics such as

  • hosting a website
  • redirecting traffic
  • running workers for other services (such as PHP)
  • traffic shaping
  • authentication
  • reverse proxy
  • etc. to put the student in a position to be able to look up the missing pieces on websites or the nginx documentation. As the class is also just 4 hours of videos long, I can recommend it.

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