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Nginx Compression

Overview

Compression is a fairly common optimization that can in most cases reduce the amount of information sent over the wire to the client.  So common in fact that it should not come as a surprise that Nginx supports such a mechanism out of the box.  However what may come as a surprise to some readers  is that Nginx does not offer a single compression-related module, but rather three.  The versatility of these compression modules has helped Nginx claim its reputation of being one of the best tools in the industry for serving static assets over the web.