Apache & mod_php? • What is php-fpm? What does it look like? • How does it help Apache be better? • What kind of extra features are in php-fpm? • What is "Opcode caching"? • What is Nginix? • But not exactly - How do I set it up?
speed May take less memory (so more for php and mysql) Supports fastcgi natively Allows precise control with a simpler syntax Is not Apache -- so no .htaccess files Still "new" compared to Apache's maturity, but this doesn't mean experimental