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Optimizing nginx and PHP-FPM – from Beginner to Expert to Crazy

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In this International PHP Conference session by Arne Blankerts, find out all about optimizing nginx and PHP-FPM. From low hanging fruits to crazy, this session will show configuration tips for beginners, tweaks for experts and tricks for the insane.

nginx and PHP-FPM are the defacto standard when it comes to serving PHP today, rendering the good old LAMP stack superfluous. But how to tune the default settings to match your actual requirements? Preparing this powerful stack for high load situations and monitoring the performance, optimizing the PHP runtime for specific types of requests or hardening the security of your environment – there is much to consider.


PHPArne Blankerts has already dealt with computers when networking was still an adventure. As long-standing head of development of an internet agency, he has created solutions far ahead of the times already years ago. As Co-Founder and Principal Consultant of The PHP Consulting Company (, Arne helps his clients to develop software successfully. He is author and maintainer of various Open Source development tools, and is a regular presenter at conferences. In his free time he reads fantasy novels and likes to cook.

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