nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft, nginx served or proxied 21.21% busiest sites in February 2015.Netflix,, FastMailare used by ngix for eg.

Apache powers more websites,because it has been available for so many years and Microsoft IIS is in next place.Using apache slows down under heavy load, because of the need to spawn new processes,it also creates new threads that must compete with others for access to memory and CPU.

Installation and configurations



Posted on March 14, 2015, in LInux Based, Web. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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