Lighttpd training

Introduction To Lighttpd Training Course:

lighttpd  is pronounced as  “lighty”. It the  open-source web server optimized for speed-critical environments while remaining standards-compliant, secure &  flexible.  lighttpd is an secure, fast, compliant, & very flexible web-server that has been optimized for  the high-performance environments. It has very low memory footprint compared to that of other webservers & takes care of cpu_load. Its advanced feature,set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting & many more) make the lighttpd the perfect webserver-software for every server that suffers  the load problems.It is FastCGI which can be configured to support PHP with opcode caches (like APC) properly & efficiently. Additionally, it has received attention from its popularity within the Python, Perl, Ruby & Lua communities. Register for Lighttpd Training now to know more details.

Lighttpd Online Training Course Content

Lighttpd Course Content 1. Introduction
2. Building lighttpd
  • Installing lighttpd
  • Different approaches for building lighttpd
3. Configuring and running lighttpd
  •        Starting lighttpd by hand
  •        Other core options
  •        MIME types
  •        Selectors
  •        Will include regular expression tutorial if needed
  •        Rewriting and redirecting requests
  •        Including variables, files, and shell code
4. More virtual hosting and CGI
  •        Extended virtual hosting
  •        MySQL-based virtual hosting
  •        Going dynamic
  •        CGI with mod_cgi
  •        FastCGI and or SCGI
5. Downloads and streams
  •        Core settings
  •        Traffic shaping
  •        Securing downloads
  •        Streaming content
6. Access logging and user tracking
  •        Access logging
  •        Tracking users
7. SSL
  •       Fundamentals of SSL
  •        Self-signed certificates
  •        Configuring lighttpd to use SSL
8. Securing lighttpd
  •        Barriers to entry
  •        Evading denial of service attacks
  •        RRDtool
  •        Grepping the logs for signs of attack
9. Containing lighttpd
  •        Giving up privileges
  •        Changing root
10. Optimizing lighttpd
  •         Installing http_load
  •        Caching with mod_magnet
  •        Measuring system load
  •        Profiling with gprof
11. Migration from Apache
  •        Adding lighttpd to the mix
  •        mod_proxy
  •        Reducing Apache load


12. CGI revisited
  •        Integration with Ruby on Rails
  •        Installing apps of your choice
13. Using Lua with lighttpd
  •        Lua primer
  •        Useful Lua libraries
  •        Lua with FastCGI
  •        Running mod_magnet