Nginx ("Engine X") is a high-performance HTTP and reverse proxy server and a IMAP/POP3/SMTP proxy server. Nginx was developed by Igor Sysoev, the second rambler.ru site for Russian traffic, which has run over 2.5 at the site. Igor releases the source code in the form of a BSD-like license. Nginx has been known for its stability, rich feature sets, sample configuration files, and low system resource consumption.
Nginx can be compiled and run on most Unix like OS and has a Windows portable version. At present, the development version of the Nginx 0.9.x, stable version of 0.8.x, the history of the stable version of 0.7.x, it is recommended to use the 0.8 series as a production version. Nginx's source code uses 2-clause bsd-like license.
Nginx is a very simple installation, the configuration file is very concise (also able to support Perl syntax), Bugs very few servers: Nginx startup is particularly easy, and can almost do 7*24 non-stop operation, even if run for several months do not need to reboot. You are also able to upgrade the software version without interruption of service.
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