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So Long, Apache

Apache just retired from my web server. I’ll tell you why.

As a noob to hosting my own website I cut my teeth on a LAMP installation (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) when I was setting up my first Raspberry Pi (Model 2b). It currently hosts Bendayo and my wife’s illustration portfolio.

While browsing around for info on Pi networking I kept hearing the names NGiNX and MariaDB. People were claiming huge cuts in resources and load times, so ultimately I had to check it out for myself…