Apache HTTP Server vs. Jetty vs. Cowboy



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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 Jetty?

Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.

What is Cowboy?

Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache HTTP Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache HTTP Server
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What are the cons of using Jetty?
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What are the cons of using Cowboy?
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Pricing

How much does Apache HTTP Server cost?
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Companies

What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
7319 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
What companies use Jetty?
79 companies on StackShare use Jetty
What companies use Cowboy?
12 companies on StackShare use Cowboy

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
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What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Jetty, and Cowboy?

  • 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
  • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js

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