nginx vs. Cowboy vs. Mongoose Web Server

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


nginx

Cowboy

Mongoose Web Server

Favorites

578

Favorites

6

Favorites

0

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 2.31K
  • 686
  • 32.3K
  • 12
  • 132
  • 196
  • 378
  • 231
  • 111

GitHub Stats

Description

What is 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.

What is Cowboy?

Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

What is Mongoose Web Server?

Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.

Pros about this tool

Pros
Why do you like nginx?

Pros
Why do you like Cowboy?

Pros
Why do you like Mongoose Web Server?

Pricing

Companies

7874 Companies Using nginx
8 Companies Using Cowboy
1 Companies Using Mongoose Web Server

Integrations

nginx Integrations
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

Latest News

Unit 0.6 Beta Release Available Now
Dynamic A/B Testing with NGINX Plus
Using ModSecurity to Virtual Patch Apache Struts CVE...
From Code Cowboy to Infrastructure Architect


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these