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nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. For a long time, it has been running on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Yandex, Mail.Ru, VKontakte, and Rambler. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 15.53% busiest sites in December 2013. Here are some of the success stories: Netflix,, FastMail.FM.

Note that NGINX Plus is proprietary.

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