Node.js Versus Nginx: Bare Bones Test

Published on Dec 4, 2012 by Jamie Munro

This is a quick follow up to yesterday’s post on Node.js Versus Apache2: Bare Bones Test where I performed a straight HTML test of Node.js versus Apache.  With my recent switch to Nginx, I thought it prudent to perform this exact same test swapping out Apache for Nginx.  The results are much more interesting to yesterday’s since there is no total destruction (sorry for the spoiler if you didn’t read yesterday’s article).

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Tags: Optimization | speed comparison | nginx | Theory | JavaScript | node | apache

Node.js Versus Apache2: Bare Bones Test

Published on Dec 3, 2012 by Jamie Munro

I've written a few recent articles on Node.js, mostly to familiarize myself with the effort involved in creating basic applications with it.  I have yet to use it in production, mostly because I’m just not sure how ready I am to use it on a large project…

I have been quite curious with performance compared to the standard tools that I've used forever and ever.  In the following article, I’m going to do some basic comparisons between Node and Apache2 performance.

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Tags: Optimization | speed comparison | Theory | JavaScript | node | apache