What is Apache Traffic Server?
It is a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2.0 compliant caching proxy server.Improve your response time, while reducing server load and bandwidth needs by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages, images, and web ser
Apache Traffic Server is a tool in the Web Cache category of a tech stack.
Apache Traffic Server is an open source tool with 1.1K GitHub stars and 648 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Apache Traffic Server's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Apache Traffic Server?
439 companies reportedly use Apache Traffic Server in their tech stacks, including GoDaddy, NetApp, and Company.
6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Apache Traffic Server.
Apache Traffic Server Integrations
Debian, CentOS, Fedora, Alpine Linux, and FreeBSD are some of the popular tools that integrate with Apache Traffic Server. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Apache Traffic Server.
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Apache Traffic Server's Features
- Open Source
- Very Fast
- Load Balancer
Apache Traffic Server Alternatives & Comparisons
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Squid reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Apache HTTP Server
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.