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Nginx 1.9.3 released

Nginx 1.9.3 [engine x] recently released, is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server. Nginx powers several high-visibility sites, such as Netflix, Hulu, Pinterest, CloudFlare, Airbnb, WordPress.com, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zynga, Eventbrite, Zappos, Media Temple, Heroku, RightScale, Engine Yard and MaxCDN. Nginx 1.9.3 changelog Change: duplicate “http”, “mail”, and “stream” blocks are now disallowed. Feature: connection limiting in the stream module. Feature: data rate limiting in the stream module.

Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 released

Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 recently released, is a lightweight and powerful web server and development stack for GNU/Linux. It has been designed to be very scalable with low memory and CPU consumption, the perfect solution for embedded devices. Made for ARM, x86 and x64. Monkey HTTP Server v1.5.6 changelog Scheduler: fix wrong handling of incoming queue data. String: performance improvement converting uint64_t to string (4x). Kernel: disable TCP_AUTOCORKING feature.

Install Nginx 1.7.1 mainline in Ubuntu 14.04

Nginx (prononced as engine x) is a free open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. Nginx powers several high-visibility sites, such as Netflix, Hulu, Pinterest, CloudFlare, Airbnb, WordPress.com, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zynga, Eventbrite, Zappos, Media Temple, Heroku, RightScale, Engine Yard and MaxCDN Key Features: Serving static and index files, autoindexing; open file descriptor cache; Accelerated reverse proxying with caching; simple load balancing and fault tolerance; Accelerated support with caching of FastCGI, uwsgi, SCGI, and memcached servers; simple load balancing and fault tolerance; Modular architecture.

Install Apache Tomcat 7.0.54 in Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, Linux Mint

Apache Tomcat 7.0.54 an open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies has just been released and available for download and install. This release contains a number of bug fixes and improvements compared to version 7.0.53. The notable changes since 7.0.53 includes: Extend and improve memory leak protection and fix a few leaks that crept in during the various refactorings Add additional protection against a failure to correctly recycle the request and response objects APR/native library version updated to 1.