Prosody is a modern XMPP communication server. It aims to be easy to set up and configure, and efficient with system resources.
Additionally, for developers it aims to be easy to extend and give a flexible system on which to rapidly develop added functionality, or prototype new protocols.
Prosody is free and open source software.
- TLS/SSL support – encrypt streams to prevent eavesdropping.
- MySQL/Postgresql Backend – use a MySQL/mariadb/Postgresql backend for better scaling and performance.
- Connection scaling – use libevent to handle a greater number of simultaneous connections.
- Stream compression – compress client-to-server streams for compatible clients to save bandwidth.
- Lua 5.2 support.
- Modules add additional functionality.
- Cross-platform support – runs under Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.
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