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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 Pow?

Pow is a zero-configuration Rack server for Mac OS X. It makes developing Rails and Rack applications as frictionless as possible. You can install it in ten seconds and have your first app up and running in under a minute. No mucking around with /etc/hosts, no compiling Apache modules, no editing configuration files or installing preference panes. And running multiple apps with multiple versions of Ruby is trivial.

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.

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Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
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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 Pow?
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    What are the cons of using Lwan?
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6034 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Pow?
    2 companies on StackShare use Pow
    What companies use Lwan?
    0 companies on StackShare use Lwan

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    What tools integrate with Pow?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pow
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Pow, 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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