After nine years of development nginx reaches version 1.0.0 which is now the latest stable version and ready for production. Version 0.8.54 is now the newest legacy stable version. A complete list of changes since it's first public release from Oct 2004 is available.
Nginx is a rock solid HTTP and reverse proxy server and as well a mail proxy server. It performs best at static files and is used on the most heavily loaded websites in the world. ■