You’ve all heard of web servers, right? The oldest and the most widely used one being Apache? If you’re a bit tech savvy, I’m sure you’ve heard of the immensely popular, high on performance, low on resource NGINX webserver. Written (in C) by Igor Sysoev, this tiny but immensely powerful (and highly scalable) web server powers high-traffic websites like Netflix and our very own WordPress.com!
Do you know why? That’s because NGINX can handle enormous amounts of traffic with a very, very light memory footprint!CONTINUE READING »