[olug] Apache alternatives

Dave Rowe dave at roweware.com
Tue Jul 19 18:42:28 UTC 2011

Linode is pretty cheap at $20/month, based on my experience at least.

Not an image, but they have StackScripts to get things staged up:


On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 1:33 PM, T. J. Brumfield <enderandrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm growing tired of poor performance on cheap shared web-hosts, even though
> most of the sites I run don't get much traffic. I'm considering moving to a
> VPS solution where I'd have full control of a box. But I'd either have to
> fork over big bucks, or live with very little memory.
> I'm reading up on alternatives to Apache that use less memory and have
> better performance.
> http://olex.openlogic.com/wazi/2011/apache-alternatives-for-serving-php/
> Has anyone on this list experimented with lighttpd, nginx or Cherokee?
> Are there existing Suse Studio images, or VMs I can throw down to have a
> working stack with one of these alternative web servers and PHP designed for
> low-memory VPS solutions?
> -- T. J. Brumfield
> "I'm questioning my education
> Rewind and what does it show?
> Could be, the truth it becomes you
> I'm a seed, wondering why it grows"
> -- Pearl Jam, Education
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