Nginx – enabling brotli compression with gzip fallback

nginx brotli and gzip fallback

What is Compression? Compression is a technique used to reduce the data size as reducing the data size means that data is smaller and smaller data will travel over the internet faster improving site response times. Most of the websites/web-servers these days should use compression – and it is truly mind-boggling that according to the … Read more – be aware of potentially heavy traffic with selenium webdriver

selenium web driver with selenium webdriver is a very powerful tool to monitor for website changes. Just wanted to share a warning for other who are potentially not aware of the mighty traffic this great tool can generate with even a handful of urls. Why use with selenium webdriver selenium webdriver Couple days ago I had … Read more

Apache – enabling brotli compression with gzip/deflate fallback

Edit: October 2022 – I’ve also added tutorial for configuring nginx with brotli compression with gzip fallback (handling both statically compressed files and dynamic content): Brotli is a relatively new generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding, and 2nd order context modeling. … Read more