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Instant Nginx Starter by Martin Fjordvald

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Chapter 1. Instant Nginx Starter

Welcome to Instant Nginx Starter. With this book I aim to give you a solid start to your nginx adventure. You will learn the basic features of nginx and be guided through your first virtual host to a point where you will know how to build on top of the basics to get to advanced features.

This book contains the following sections:

So, what is nginx? teaches you what nginx actually is, how it can be used, and how it fares against similar technologies.

Installation helps us learn the procedure to download and install nginx with different methods, and the cons and pros of each.

Quick start covers nginx configuration syntax while creating our first virtual host through some simple steps. After this section you will be ...

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