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Nginx HTTP Server by Clement Nedelcu

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Chapter 7. 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 nearly 55 percent market share (as of early 2010 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 slow downs, it being complex to configure, unresponsive at times, security issues, and so on. Consequently, the first idea that comes to mind is to replace Apache with an alternative such as Nginx. However, there is a possibility that is not often considered, as it sounds a little far-fetched at first, namely, running both Nginx and Apache together. When you look into it, this solution offers a great ...

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