Milestone: #4 on Netcraft
bjclark at scidept.com
Wed Jun 4 21:20:31 MSD 2008
On Jun 4, 2008, at 10:49 AM, Cliff Wells wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 11:27 +0000, Luigi Perroti wrote:
>> Evan Miller <emmiller+gmane at ...> writes:
>>> I usually pretend not to care about such things, but Igor deserves
>>> congratulations here...
>>> 1. Apache - 84 million domains
>>> 2. Microsoft IIS - 61 million
>>> 3. Google - 10 million
>>> 4. nginx - 2 million
>> I think this big jump is related to the fact that wordpress.com
>> litespeed for nginx.
>> I suppose that (for now) lighttpd is still more popular than nginx
>> if you don't
>> consider the wordpress bias.
> Of course not. Virtual hosts are counted for all servers, not just
> Nginx. You'll notice that Lighttpd made a huge jump back in Feb 2007
> when it was picked up by a company hosting thousands of domains (I
> forget who it was, but I'm sure someone here can recall):
> 01.2007 lighttpd 172819
> 02.2007 lighttpd 702712
> There is no "bias". The reports are equally precise and equally
> misleading for all server software.
Agreed. All of godaddy's parked domains (and there are 10s of
millions) are on IIS (I believe) for example.
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