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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 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.

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.
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          What are some alternatives to Apache HTTP Server, Pow, and Puma?
          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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          Decisions about Apache HTTP Server, Pow, and Puma
          Tim Abbott
          Tim Abbott
          Founder at Zulip | 8 upvotes 103.9K views
          atZulipZulip
          nginx
          nginx
          Apache HTTP Server
          Apache HTTP Server

          We've been happy with nginx as part of our stack. As an open source web application that folks install on-premise, the configuration system for the webserver is pretty important to us. I have a few complaints (e.g. the configuration syntax for conditionals is a pain), but overall we've found it pretty easy to build a configurable set of options (see link) for how to run Zulip on nginx, both directly and with a remote reverse proxy in front of it, with a minimum of code duplication.

          Certainly I've been a lot happier with it than I was working with Apache HTTP Server in past projects.

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          Jerome Dalbert
          Jerome Dalbert
          Senior Backend Engineer at StackShare | 6 upvotes 148.2K views
          atStackShareStackShare
          Unicorn
          Unicorn
          Puma
          Puma
          Rails
          Rails

          We switched from Unicorn (process model) to Puma (threaded model) to decrease the memory footprint of our Rails production web server. Memory indeed dropped from 6GB to only 1GB!

          We just had to decrease our worker count and increase our thread count instead. Performance (response time and throughput) remained the same, if not slightly better. We had no thread-safety errors, which was good.

          Free bonus points are:

          • Requests are blazing fast on our dev and staging environments!
          • Puma has first-class support for WebSockets, so we know for sure that Rails ActionCable or GraphQL subscriptions will work great.
          • Being on Puma makes us even more "default Rails"-compliant since it is the default Rails web server these days.
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          Marcel Kornegoor
          Marcel Kornegoor
          CTO at AT Computing | 7 upvotes 75.2K views
          nginx
          nginx
          Apache HTTP Server
          Apache HTTP Server

          nginx or Apache HTTP Server that's the question. The best choice depends on what it needs to serve. In general, Nginx performs better with static content, where Apache and Nginx score roughly the same when it comes to dynamic content. Since most webpages and web-applications use both static and dynamic content, a combination of both platforms may be the best solution.

          Since both webservers are easy to deploy and free to use, setting up a performance or feature comparison test is no big deal. This way you can see what solutions suits your application or content best. Don't forget to look at other aspects, like security, back-end compatibility (easy of integration) and manageability, as well.

          A reasonably good comparison between the two can be found in the link below.

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          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.

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          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

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          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.

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          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).

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          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

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          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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          Oded Arbel uses PumaPuma

          Server for Rails-powered API

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          Satoru Ishikawa uses PumaPuma

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          Jamie Yun uses PumaPuma

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