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Old 14th November 2011
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Default A faster Web server: ripping out Apache for Nginx

For a nice article about Nginx see http://arstechnica.com/business/news...or-nginx.ars/1
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This software is currently in the process of being implemented into the OpenBSD pantheon of built-in software. The initial import into the source tree was in September. It is not yet part of the build.
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As the Web further matures, other HTTP stacks (other than Apache...) are becoming available. I, too, am looking at nginx, but Node.js is another high-performance alternative. Node was ported to FreeBSD in December 2009, OpenBSD in January 2011, & NetBSD in May 2011.
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In my experience, just about any webserver is faster than Apache. Not to mention easier to configure, maintain, understand.

The de-facto standard often seems to suck: bind, sendmail, GCC, GNU binutils, screen, etc, etc.

It seems that projects have a sort of "gravity" which attract patches, and one a project grows in size the gravity grows with it, attracting patches both good and bad. At some point so many bad patched have accumulated (& have been committed) it will completely nullify the good patches.

I don't know if this is correct, these are just the results of my limited observations
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