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nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev.
Nginx doesn't rely on threads to handle requests. Instead it uses a much more scalable event-driven (asynchronous) architecture. This architecture uses small, but more importantly, predictable amounts of memory under load.
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nginx/nginx - Complete (unofficial) history of nginx releases
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Kong - Open-Source API Management and Microservice Management - built on top of NGINX, auth, rate limiting, transformations for your services.
Created: 2013-07-21 14:05:11
Modified: 2016-01-15 23:22:28