Lightning Fast HTTPD

Jan has released “lighttpd a secure, fast, compliant and very flexible web-server
which has been optimized for high-performance environments”. The advanced features include:

  • load-balanced FastCGI (one webserver distibutes request to multiple PHP-servers via FastCGI)
  • custom errorpages (for Response-Code 400-599)
  • virtual hosts
  • directory listings
  • streaming CGI and FastCGI
  • URL-Rewritung
  • HTTP-Redirects
  • output-compression with transparent caching

Find more information in English in the README or in German at the project website.