Finally lol. As the article states, nginx has been used by the top sites since 2013. Amazes me how these old sites still use apache, like the majority of sites haven’t had an infrastructure upgrade in over a decade.
I wonder how many are PHP sites (blogs, CMS, wikis, forums) that have just been humming along for a decade or more. The LAMP stack works great for that use case, so I can understand people not wanting to switch. The university that I work at still uses Apache for a lot of our infrastructure simply due to the amount of configuration changes and related testing we would have to do for little practical gain.
Nginx beats out Apache in the use case of a reverse proxy for dynamic content, some static content, and a sprinkling of redirects and other features to make the site work smoothly. As Apache loses its momentum and PHP wanes, I am not surprised to see Nginx gain.
I would prefer Apache HTTP Server being upgraded to be exact. It has mpm_event module for getting transformed in a event-based web server but need improvements.
I am glad that is the one taught at vocational training here.
The syntax is easier a lot than NGINX one and the documentation, the same.
But ofc, I don’t like default folder tree and tools. I like only the Debian (and derivatives) build.
I find nginx syntax easier to read
When you are used to, and mostly when you don’t found weird that. Could be.
But Apache HTTP Server has their reason to be maintained here and one of them is that syntax for everything is easier a lot for newbies. Not just a personal POV.
Slightly side tracking:
What are folks’ favourite / recommended tutorials for both Apache and Nginx?
Interesting still like Apache myself but both are great!
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