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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 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.

What is Puma?

Unlike other Ruby Webservers, Puma was built for speed and parallelism. Puma is a small library that provides a very fast and concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby web applications.
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          What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Cowboy, and Puma?
          Apache Tomcat
          Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
          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.
          An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.
          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.
          Microsoft IIS
          Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
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          How developers use Apache HTTP Server, Cowboy, and Puma
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          Climate CoLab uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

          We use httpd in front of our Tomcat web server. Apache terminates the TLS connections and forwards to the embedded Tomcat server(s) for request processing. We also use it as load balancer for multi-server deployments.

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          eXon Technologies uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

          Most known webserver. We are using Apache due to his htaccess feature but its just a backedn to proccess PHP. In font of Apache we are using NGINX to server static files

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          The Independent uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

          Apache splits static traffic from application traffic, as well as providing a selection of tools to assist in running of the site (rewrites, logging etc).

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          Suburban Express uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

          Primary web server, delivers PHP-rendered pages as well as static HTML content. Ruby CGIs deliver objects to browser-side code using REST/JSON

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          SAP Hybris uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

          modproxybalancer provides highly concurrent end-user browser connections, and manages session routing to the application cluster

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          Mathias Vonende uses CowboyCowboy

          Application/http-server for everything except static data.

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          Oded Arbel uses PumaPuma

          Server for Rails-powered API

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          Satoru Ishikawa uses PumaPuma

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          Jamie Yun uses PumaPuma


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