Apache HTTP Server vs. Mongoose Web Server vs. Lwan

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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 Mongoose Web Server?

Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.

What is Lwan?

In development for almost 3 years, Lwan was until now a personal research effort that focused mostly on building a solid infrastructure for a lightweight and speedy web server.
Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
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Why do developers choose Mongoose Web Server?
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Why do developers choose Lwan?
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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 Mongoose Web Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Mongoose Web Server
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What are the cons of using Lwan?
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What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
7387 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
What companies use Mongoose Web Server?
2 companies on StackShare use Mongoose Web Server
What companies use Lwan?
0 companies on StackShare use Lwan
What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Mongoose Web Server, and Lwan?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Apache HTTP Server



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