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gstrauss, 2021-07-15 04:53


Welcome to Lighttpd

Description

lighttpd is a secure, fast, compliant, and very flexible web-server that has been optimized for high-performance environments. It has a very low memory footprint compared to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) make lighttpd the perfect webserver-software for every server that suffers load problems.

Latest Release

  • 1.4.59: 2021-02-02 - HTTP/2 enabled by default, mod_deflate zstd support, mod_ajp13 (new), bugfixes

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Two full-fledged books covering lighttpd and Rails:

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Benchmarks

Never blindly trust us when we say that lighttpd is fast. Do your own benchmarks and feel for yourself how everything gets faster. If you just want to see some numbers, take a look at our benchmarks:

Contributing

This wiki is open for everyone to provide help, grow and improve!

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