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Here are some sites that are using lighttpd to serve millions of pages every day.
If you run such a site, feel free to add it. Please include traffic (requests/s) details.

Please follow a few rules when you add your site:
  • you have to control the site or have to have the permission of the owner to name it here.
  • include the req/s or req/day you get and put yourself into the corresponding category.
  • add yourself in alphabetic order based on the domain name (without www.).
  • don't disguise your server-tag, say yes to lighty! :-)
  • do NOT make it sound like advertising, keep it technical

more than 30mio req/day (or 354 req/s)

  • - Interactive Chat Platform, uses Lighttpd as API backend for polling (> 500 req/s, 1Gbps link, Centos 7)

more than 10mio req/day (or 100 req/s)

  • - API for assistant on AliExpress, use Lighttpd (mod_proxy+balancing) (> 500 req/s, 1Gbps link, Ubuntu 16.04LTS)
  • - Domain parking service (4% of all domains RUNet), use Lighttpd + PHP-FPM (> 350 req/s, 1Gbps link, Ubuntu 16.04LTS)
  • - German community, 250,000 users. Lighttpd on Ubuntu.
  • - Photographers online community using lighttpd as a standalone image server with 150-300 req/s.
  • - Huge german free forum hosting system, with more than 20,000 hosting forums. (>200req/s, 7 MB/s, Lighttpd on Debian 5)
  • - Back-end for Belarusian shopping service with the largest database of AliExpress goods. Use Lighttpd on CentOS 7. (~600 req/s in hours with maximum load, 1Gbps link, > 20Tb of traffic per month)
  • - german online community with about 80,000 users and 12 million hits/day
  • - Czech blog/templated free web hosting. 350 req/s daily average, 5MB/s daily average. Debian etch, lighty trunk serving static content + 4x php backends.

webhosting providers

Large content servers (ie. mirrors)

  • - Opensource mirror (clamav, debian, fedora, gentoo, kernel, etc.) of austrian ISP. avg. 12req/s 7.7MiB/s

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Updated by hasonm about 4 years ago · 660 revisions