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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 Apache Tomcat?

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

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.

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Why do developers choose Apache HTTP Server?
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    Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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    Why do developers choose Passenger?
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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 Apache Tomcat?
    No Cons submitted yet for Apache Tomcat
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    What are the cons of using Passenger?
    No Cons submitted yet for Passenger
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache HTTP Server?
    6011 companies on StackShare use Apache HTTP Server
    What companies use Apache Tomcat?
    490 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
    What companies use Passenger?
    369 companies on StackShare use Passenger

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache HTTP Server?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache HTTP Server
    What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

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

    • 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
    • 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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