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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 Passenger?

Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Apache HTTP Server?
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6038 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Passenger?
    370 companies on StackShare use Passenger
    What companies use Pow?
    2 companies on StackShare use Pow

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger
    What tools integrate with Pow?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pow

    What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Passenger, and Pow?

    • 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
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix

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