Linode vs nginx: What are the differences?
What is Linode? Deploy and Manage Linux Virtual Servers in the Linode Cloud. Get a server running in minutes with your choice of Linux distro, resources, and node location.
What is nginx? A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet. nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Linode belongs to "Cloud Hosting" category of the tech stack, while nginx can be primarily classified under "Web Servers".
"Extremely reliable", "Good value" and "Easy to configure" are the key factors why developers consider Linode; whereas "High-performance http server", "Performance" and "Easy to configure" are the primary reasons why nginx is favored.
nginx is an open source tool with 9.11K GitHub stars and 3.44K GitHub forks. Here's a link to nginx's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, nginx has a broader approval, being mentioned in 8674 company stacks & 2556 developers stacks; compared to Linode, which is listed in 130 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.
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