Apache HTTP Server vs. nginx vs. Apache Tomcat



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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 nginx?

nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
Why do you like Apache HTTP Server?

Why do developers choose nginx?
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Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache HTTP Server?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache HTTP Server
Downsides of Apache HTTP Server?

What are the cons of using nginx?
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What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
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Companies

What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
7311 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
What companies use nginx?
9897 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Apache Tomcat?
683 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
9 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
What tools integrate with nginx?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat

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

  • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
  • 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

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