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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 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.

What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

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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 Microsoft IIS?
    No Cons submitted yet for Microsoft IIS
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    What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6036 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Microsoft IIS?
    1446 companies on StackShare use Microsoft IIS
    What companies use Apache Tomcat?
    494 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    What tools integrate with Microsoft IIS?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft IIS
    What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat

    What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Microsoft IIS, and Apache Tomcat?

    • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
    • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
    • Gunicorn - A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX

    See all alternatives to Apache HTTP Server



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