Benchmark: Apache2 vs. Lighttpd (Static HTML Files) - Page 2

ab -n 100 -c 50 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 469,47 requests/second

Lighttpd: 501,45 requests/second (+ 6,81%)


ab -n 1000 -c 50 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 583,74 requests/second

Lighttpd: 708,13 requests/second (+ 21,31%)


ab -n 10000 -c 50 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 827,41 requests/second

Lighttpd: 1058,69 requests/second (+ 27,95%)


ab -n 100 -c 100 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 423,09 requests/second

Lighttpd: 494,61 requests/second (+ 16,90%)


ab -n 1000 -c 100 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 547,59 requests/second

Lighttpd: 706,53 requests/second (+ 29,03%)


ab -n 10000 -c 100 http://localhost/test.html

Apache: 790,74 requests/second

Lighttpd: 924,52 requests/second (+ 16,92%)


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By: admin

I did it with OpenOffice Calc.


What program you used for creating of charts ?

By: ZebX

ab do not represent human comportment and test other limits than web server during this simple test...

By: Anonymous

can you repeat apache tests with worker-mpm ?

By: Christian Folini

This is not a very elaborate, but it gives a clear understanding of raw performance on static files.

I expected to see more difference, now I know more.

Thank you for your work, Falko.

By: Nuno

But i dont understand, what you have better performance? And with php file which is better?