My ecommerce site runs using a cluster of Apache web server. The cluster is behind nginx load balancer. I want to merge backend Apache web server log files for statistics purpose. How do I mere web server log files under Linux / UNIX like operating systems using cron jobs?
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How do I install memcached cache plugin under UNIX / Linux to speed up my dynamic database-driven wordpress blog by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source must be read?
A reverse proxy is a proxy server that is installed in a server network. Typically, reverse proxies are used in front of Web servers such as Apache, IIS, and Lighttpd. How do I setup nginx web server as SSL reverse proxy?
How do I configure nginx as failover reverse proxy load balancer in front of two Apache web servers under CentOS / RHEL 5.x?
Q. Can you tell me more about Linux Demilitarized Zone and Ethernet Interface Card Requirements for typical DMZ implementation? How can a rule be set to route traffic to certain machines on a DMZ for HTTP or SMTP?
A. Demilitarized zone, used to secure an internal network from external access. You can use Linux firewall to create DMZ easily. There are many different ways to design a network with a DMZ. The basic method is to use a single Linux firewall with 3 Ethernet cards. The following simple example discusses DMZ setup and forwarding public traffic to internal servers.
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