Apache HTTP Server vs. Puma 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 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.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
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Why do developers choose Puma?
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Why do developers choose Lwan?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache HTTP Server?
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What are the cons of using Lwan?
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Companies

What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
7352 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
What companies use Puma?
91 companies on StackShare use Puma
What companies use Lwan?
0 companies on StackShare use Lwan

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, Puma, 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

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