LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced HTTP Services

Looking to boost performance and add functionality to your production web site? In this course, you'll look at techniques such as proxying and caching using Squid Proxy Server and Apache Modules to help you reach those goals.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 16, 2018
Duration
2h 27m
Table of contents
Introduction and Lab Setup
Building Scalable Internet Architectures
Installing and Configuring Squid Proxy Server
Configuring Advanced HTTP Services: Apache Modules
Configuring Proxying and Caching for HTTP Services
Course Overview
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Feb 16, 2018
Duration
2h 27m
Description

More and more it is becoming essential to boost the performance and functionality of your production web site to meet the needs of clients. In this course, LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced HTTP Services you'll take your LINUX sysadmin skills to the next level and get started on your LFSA/RHCSA and LFCE/RHCE path. First, this course dives deep into HTTP services so you can provide high performance HTTP based services at scale. Next, you’ll start off on the client side and look at providing security and performance using Squid proxy server. Finally, you'll switch to the server side and look at httpd modules, configuring proxying, and caching for httpd services. By the end of this course, you will be prepared to boost the performance and functionality of your web site through important Linux skills.

About the author
About the author

Meet Anthony Nocentino, Enterprise Architect, Founder and President of Centino Systems, Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, Corporate Problem Solver, and a voracious student of the latest computer science technology.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Anthony Nocentino, Enterprise Architect and founder of Centino Systems. Welcome to my course, LFCE: Linux Service Management - Advanced HTTP Services. Are you in charge of a production website and you need it to scale to meet your users' demand? In this course we're going to get you started on your path to doing just that. First up, we're going to cover what it takes to build scalable internet architectures. Then, we'll look at leveraging a key tool to help us do that in, Installing and Configuring the Squid proxy server. Next, we'll look at how to add additional functionality to our web servers with, Configuring Advanced HTTP Services Apache modules, and we'll wrap it up with a key technique for scaling your website, Configuring Proximity Caching for HTTP Services. By the end of this course you'll know how to install and configure the Squid proxy server as a forward and reverse proxy. You'll also learn configuring modules and other techniques to make your website scale. Before beginning this course you should be familiar with Linux operating system concepts, like logging in, and networking concepts like IP addressing and routing, and also TCP based services. You'll also want to understand service management with systemd and basic configuration of Apache. I hope you'll join me in this journey, and learn how to scale your website in LFCE: Linux Service Management- Advanced HTTP Services.