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[Benchmark] Apache 2, Cherokee, LigHTTPd, Nginx Benchmarked with Static Files, PHP5 Script and WordPress

Here is a three fold comparison between the four major webservers: Apache 2, Cherokee, LigHTTPd and Nginx. We will compare standard static file service capabilities of each of the servers. Next, we will compare their individual performance with PHP (mod_php in-case of Apache 2 and PHP5-FPM in-case of others) and finally with that of WordPress.

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[How To] Setup Cherokee with PHP5 FPM

In this “how to” we will see how to setup cherokee on Ubuntu with PHP5-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager). Although the cherokee CookBook claims that “If PHP-fpm binaries are found, those will be prioritized over the regular binaries.”  it turns out that the latest stable version of cherokee in Launchpad gives errors while enabling it. So here is the work around.

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