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robertrade, 2011-04-07 17:22

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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 100mio req/day (or 1000 req/s)

  • - The largest online maffia role play game, between 500 and 2000 req/s on eight webservers
  • - The largest danish soccer community site with news, statistics and livescore. Peaks around 3000 req/s on game day
  • - One of the largest bittorrent sites related to tv shows. peaks over 2000 req/s
  • - The largest image host on the internet
  • - The most comprehensive bittorrent search engine. ~8 million unique visitors per month, 550-1300 req/s
  • - The most popular Islamic media web site. Its main web server and media servers are running lighttpd, ~2000 req/s
  • - Google's Grand Central - "a number that's not tied to a phone or a location - but tied to you."
  • - Adult Website with streaming videos. Using Lighty for all flv,wmv,avi..
  • - Number 1 torrent site, according to Alexa. ~3000+ req/s
  • - Nine web servers using Lighttpd as a front-end to a single dedicated database/PHP server. Each lighttpd server averages 300/400rps
  • - Using Lighttpd to serve up user's uploaded photos
  • - Video network that streams millions of flash videos daily using Lighty. Lighty also powers static content farm and thumbnail farms serving more than 5000 requests/sec
  • - One of the most popular one-click web hosters, tens of terabytes a day. Alexa 100
  • - One of the most popular online communities in Southern Germany. Up to 2000 requests per second
  • - One of the most popular bittorrent sites. 1400 req/s avg. spread among several servers
  • - Adult site with streaming videos. Uses lighttpd for thumbnail images and videos. Thumbnail server alone is 3+ kreq/s
  • - Most popular social network in Spain, uses LigHTTPD, over 1200 req/s
  • - Virtual pet Flash gaming portal for kids. Multiple boxes, 1000+ dynamic req/s average, more than 2500 req/s peak time
  • - The most famous video sharing site in the world
  • - Uses LigHTTPD for all file servers, over 2000 req/s at any given time

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

webhosting providers

Large content servers (ie. mirrors)

  • - OpenSource mirror with over 11TB content running FreeBSD. Avg.: 80req/s, 300Mbps and Peak: 300req/s and 1Gbps.
  • - Opensource mirror (ooo,mandriva,ubuntu,gentoo,freebsd,debian,sabayon,etc.) of czech ISP. Running gentoo, lighty trunk with mod_mem_cache. avg. 9req/s, 13MiB/s, peaking 45req/s, 65MiB/s.
  • - Opensource mirror (clamav, debian, fedora, gentoo, kernel, etc.) of austrian ISP. avg. 12req/s 7.7MiB/s

lighttpd specific

Updated by robertrade about 12 years ago · 581 revisions