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Apache HTTP Server vs Pow: What are the differences?

Developers describe Apache HTTP Server as "The most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996". 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. On the other hand, Pow is detailed as "Zero-configuration Rack server for Mac OS X". 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.

Apache HTTP Server and Pow can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

Apache HTTP Server and Pow are both open source tools. Pow with 3.47K GitHub stars and 259 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Apache HTTP Server with 2.21K GitHub stars and 657 GitHub forks.

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 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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        What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server and Pow?
        Apache Tomcat
        Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
        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.
        JBoss
        An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.
        Jetty
        Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.
        Microsoft IIS
        Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
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        How developers use Apache HTTP Server and Pow
        Avatar of Climate CoLab
        Climate CoLab uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

        We use httpd in front of our Tomcat web server. Apache terminates the TLS connections and forwards to the embedded Tomcat server(s) for request processing. We also use it as load balancer for multi-server deployments.

        Avatar of eXon Technologies
        eXon Technologies uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

        Most known webserver. We are using Apache due to his htaccess feature but its just a backedn to proccess PHP. In font of Apache we are using NGINX to server static files

        Avatar of Karma
        Karma uses PowPow

        Pow is what we use for development on our local machines. It's easy to setup, and easy to maintain since it also eliminates the need for maintaining a /etc/hosts file.

        Avatar of The Independent
        The Independent uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

        Apache splits static traffic from application traffic, as well as providing a selection of tools to assist in running of the site (rewrites, logging etc).

        Avatar of Suburban Express
        Suburban Express uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

        Primary web server, delivers PHP-rendered pages as well as static HTML content. Ruby CGIs deliver objects to browser-side code using REST/JSON

        Avatar of SAP Hybris
        SAP Hybris uses Apache HTTP ServerApache HTTP Server

        modproxybalancer provides highly concurrent end-user browser connections, and manages session routing to the application cluster

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