Hi guys. I am currently using lighttpd 1.4.xx to manage our rails
processes using FastCGI. I love lighttpd - it’s fast, stable, and easy
to configure. Our app fits nicely within a single machine at the
Our traffic is increasing rapidly and I’m starting to contemplate the
jump to multiple machines. I will be using a reverse proxy in front of
my lighttpd boxes. I would love to use lighttpd as the reverse proxy,
but I’m discouraged by some of the rumors: http://
I started playing with nginx and I’m impressed so far. I miss
lighttpd’s gzip caching, but overall it seems quite capable.
Any opinions on lighttpd vs nginx reverse proxies? War stories? Is
anyone running lighttpd 1.5.0 prerelease in production?