Is windows version stable?

Rapsey rapsey at
Mon May 18 21:49:41 MSD 2009

nginx was designed for linux/bsd, where it is built on top of epoll/kqueue
which alows it to be as fast as it is. Windows does not have that, it has
IOCP instead, but nginx does not support it yet. So it relies on select,
which is much slower.


On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 7:36 PM, Claude Bing <tehbing at> wrote:

> I have only used nginx on Debian, and I must say it is very good.  I just
> had a hard time getting used to the rewrite configuration.  I have not had a
> chance to run nginx on Windows.  But as for Linux, I would vouch for it
> anyday.
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 7:28 PM, jlist9 <jlist9 at> wrote:
>> Is there any particular reason that using IIS is better?
>> Is it stability? Or functionality? I just need a small and fast server,
>> preferably something that's also available on Linux. This way I'll
>> just need one set of configuration for both platforms.
>> Thanks.
>> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 9:25 AM, julcar <nginx-forum at> wrote:
>> > I think that for windows server it's better to use IIS than another
>> server software. However, I think test NginX on Reactos.
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