Nginx Vs Apache: Nginx Basic Architecture and Scalability
Posted on: 11/21/2013 11:17 AM

The Geek Stuff compared Nginx and Apache

Nginx Vs Apache: Nginx Basic Architecture and Scalability


The need for serving large number of concurrent requests is raising every day. The prediction of C10K problem (i.e 10,000 concurrent clients) started the research on web server architecture which could solve this problem. As a result Nginx architecture was developed.

This article explains on a very high-level how Nginx works to solve the scalability problem, along with high level differences between Nginx and Apache webserver.



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