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WordPress DIY – How to Install Nginx to Run WordPress!

As I promised in my last blog post about Nginx versus Lighttpd, I have written a step-by-step guide for those of you webmasters who want to be able to handle more web traffic by switching your WordPress blog to Nginx.

So far, based on 24 hour testing, it seems like Nginx does have a slight memory leak but clearly a lot better than Lighttpd.  It will take couple more days to figure out if there’s more memory leak or not.

So far, switching to Nginx has had some dramatic speed improvements over Lighttpd on most of our websites.

Well, it’s been a long c

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Lighttpd Versus Nginx!

Today(or yesterday now), I spent like 10 hours trying to figure out why my web server kept going down.

Well, I did upgrade to Lighttpd couple months back, which is much better web server than Apache. (YouTube runs on Lighttpd btw.)

One of the problems I encountered even with the latest version of Lighttpd is “memory leak”.

For server with light traffic, this memory leak isn’t too awful as it can take a year or so before you need to reboot your web ser

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