Apache HTTP Server vs. Passenger vs. Puma

Get help choosing one of these



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • -
  • 299
  • 0
  • 2
  • 30
  • 3.37K
  • 267
  • 77
  • 889

GitHub Stats

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 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 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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

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

    Why do developers choose Passenger?
  • Why do you like Passenger?

    Why do developers choose Puma?
    Why do you like Puma?

    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 Passenger?
    No Cons submitted yet for Passenger
    Downsides of Passenger?

    What are the cons of using Puma?
    No Cons submitted yet for Puma
    Downsides of Puma?

    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6055 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Passenger?
    370 companies on StackShare use Passenger
    What companies use Puma?
    64 companies on StackShare use Puma

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    9 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Passenger, 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
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix

    See all alternatives to Apache HTTP Server

    Latest News

    Unicorn vs. Puma vs. Passenger: which app server is ...


    Interest Over Time


    Get help choosing one of these