Apache HTTP Server vs. Cherokee vs. Passenger

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Description

What is 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.

What is Cherokee?

Cherokee is highly efficient, extremely lightweight and provides rock solid stability. Among its many features there is one that deserves special credit: a user friendly interface called cherokee-admin that is provided for a no-hassle configuration of every single feature of the server.

What is Passenger?

Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
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    Why do developers choose Passenger?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Apache HTTP Server?
    No Cons submitted yet for Apache HTTP Server
    Downsides of Apache HTTP Server?

    What are the cons of using Cherokee?
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    What are the cons of using Passenger?
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6055 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Cherokee?
    1 companies on StackShare use Cherokee
    What companies use Passenger?
    370 companies on StackShare use Passenger

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

    What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Cherokee, and Passenger?

    • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
    • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
    • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix

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