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Nginx HTTP Server - Second Edition by Clement Nedelcu

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Chapter 6. Apache and Nginx Together

If you are reading this book, chances are you already have some good knowledge of the Apache web server with its 51 percent market share (as of April 2013 according to a Netcraft Survey). In fact, a lot of the administrators interested in Nginx are people who have encountered issues with the former regarding slowdowns, being complex to configure, unresponsive at times, and has a variety of other problems. Consequently, the first idea that comes to mind is to replace Apache with an alternative web server such as Nginx. However, there is a possibility that is not often considered as it sounds a little far-fetched at first — running both Nginx and Apache at the same time. When you look into it, this solution ...

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