An extremely light-weight HTTP server

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Google video sitemap with lighttpd

I have over 10k videos hosted on my server, and I'm using lighttpd to switch the video URLs every 2 hours because of hotlinking protection. This means that all video URLs in video sitemap is only ...
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Reasons for putting an application platform behind a web server

Application platforms like Node.js and Tomcat can bind to port 80 and serve external requests directly. Alternatively, these application platforms bind to a local port (like Tomcat's 8080) that is ...
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Curl not working with PHP 5.4.6

I'm trying to use Curl to send and receive XML information from my credit card company and it works great in a shared server (sandbox). However, now that I uploaded it to my dedicated server it does ...
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Serve most of a domain with Apache, but use mod_proxy to serve some URLs from Lighttpd

So we wish to host some pages on a new server with apache2, and embed some of our old content & functionality from another server with lighttpd in an iframe. I'm looking at this configuration from ...
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Apache Vs. lighthttpd? [closed]

I've recently bought a VDS server with 768MB RAM. All of my RAM is being eaten by Apache(286MB). As lighthttpd is lighter and needs less memory I want to switch to that. I just want to make sure I ...
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Best practice for suEXEC on complex sites?

What is best practice for using suEXEC on complex sites? We've got a site running under a single vhost, and we want to be able to run different PHP web apps eg /forum /wiki /crm as their own UIDs, to ...
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Apache, Lighttpd, which one should I use? [closed]

Apache has always been described to me as the solution for hosting websites, but I have been using Lighttpd for many years now and seems pretty stable. What are the advantages of Apache towards ...
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Separating static/uploaded content from the site

I have a site where I anticipate to have a large amount of users. I've heard that it is a good idea to separate user content (uploaded images) and place them on a separate static server where lighttpd ...
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Re-writing URL's with lighttpd

I'm using Lighttpd to serve a GET based API that I'm working on, and I'm having some difficulty with re-writing requests. My API calls are very simple. An example would be : ...