I like Nginx a lot.
Not because I’m some sort of hipster sysadmin either.
I like it because it is small, fast, and as a FreeBSD port, it compiles and updates quickly.
What I also like is the separation of services and processes. For example, if I want to run a PHP script, I don’t load “mod_php” like you would with Apache. Instead, you have a PHP processor, like php-fpm, running (on localhost, or, another server that only processes PHP scripts). Read More...