Apache vs Nginx: Practical Considerations

A good article that covers everything from scalability to static & dynamic content.

As you can see, both Apache and Nginx are powerful, flexible, and capable. Deciding which server is best for you is largely a function of evaluating your specific requirements and testing with the patterns that you expect to see.

In other words, don’t choose Nginx just because it’s cool these days. Choose one over another based on what you need it to do.