Lingua Server is a fast multi-protocol application service server in Java. Its main features are very fast response times, a pluggable protocol and transport architecture, very easy application service development (MVC), built-in cluster support using multicast, auto-discovery, and distributed shared objects.
cqueues is a comprehensive event and networking library for Lua 5.2 and LuaJIT using modern Unix O(1) polling facilities. It includes libraries for buffered socket I/O, SSL/TLS sockets, DNS querying, signal handling, threading, file change notification, and X.509 key management. It natively supports Linux, *BSD, OS X, and Solaris systems without third-party dependencies, and is interoperable with any event loop that accepts plain descriptors, or is usable standalone.