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Welcome to the Nginx English Wiki

Nginx ("engine x") is a high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy , as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server . Nginx was written by Igor Sysoev for Rambler.ru, Russia's second-most visited website, where it has been running in production for over two and a half years. Igor has released the source code under a BSD-like license. Although still in beta, Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.

Because most of Nginx's documentation is in Russian, this wiki exists to help the English-speaking world install, configure, and swap tips about Nginx. Much of the documentation was derived from the work of [[MailTo(al-nginx AT none DOT at,Aleksandar Lazic) . Please direct questions regarding the wiki itself to [[MailTo(cliff AT develix DOT com,Cliff Wells) . ]

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External Resources

  1. Official Nginx Home (Russian)
  2. Downloads
  3. Guide to Nginx Module Development
  4. Nginx source code cross-reference
  5. Cherokee vs Nginx benchmark
  6. Nginx and TurboGears
  7. Lots of Nginx examples
  8. Nginx With PHP As FastCGI Howto (with fcgi-start script)
  9. Nginx, PHP and a PHP FastCGI daemon init script (with init script for PHP FastCGI)
  10. Nginx and Mongrel
  11. Short Nginx examples
  12. Init.d boot-up script for Linux
  13. Nginx & Mongrel Cluster (with a possible start-stop script)
  14. DokuWiki & nginx
  15. Rails caching with Nginx's X-Accel-Redirect
  16. Several Python::Nginx blog entries
  17. nginx.vim (config syntax highlighting for Vim)
  18. Nginx, Fastcgi, PHP, rewrite config for Drupal
  19. Rails hosting simplified (Using Nginx)
  20. Django on Nginx
  21. Pylons on Nginx
  22. Godaddy Turbo SSL on Nginx