Apache HTTP Server vs. Mongoose Web Server vs. Puma



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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 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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Cons

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What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
7288 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
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86 companies on StackShare use Puma

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

  • 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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