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NGINX 1.4 Supports SPDY, Gunzip Filter

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Published on 24 April 2013 12:26 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Version 1.4.0 of the lightweight open-source nginx web-server has been released with several new features.

Highlights from today's nginx 1.4.0 release include support for proxying of WebSocket connections, OCSP stapling, an experimental Google SPDY module, and a Gunzip content encoding filter. There's also various other changes making up this major nginx web-server release.

More details can be found at NGINX.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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