GeoServer vs Apache Tomcat

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GeoServer vs Apache Tomcat: What are the differences?

GeoServer: An open source server for sharing geospatial data. It is developed, tested, and supported as community-driven project by a diverse group of individuals and organizations. It is designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards; Apache Tomcat: An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

GeoServer and Apache Tomcat can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

GeoServer and Apache Tomcat are both open source tools. It seems that Apache Tomcat with 3.62K GitHub stars and 2.47K forks on GitHub has more adoption than GeoServer with 1.59K GitHub stars and 1.31K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Apache Tomcat has a broader approval, being mentioned in 768 company stacks & 2940 developers stacks; compared to GeoServer, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

What is GeoServer?

It is developed, tested, and supported as community-driven project by a diverse group of individuals and organizations. It is designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards.

What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
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          What are some alternatives to GeoServer and Apache Tomcat?
          ArcGIS
          It is a geographic information system for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information, sharing and much more.
          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.
          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.
          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.
          OpenResty
          OpenResty (aka. ngx_openresty) is a full-fledged web application server by bundling the standard Nginx core, lots of 3rd-party Nginx modules, as well as most of their external dependencies.
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          How developers use GeoServer and Apache Tomcat
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          Promethean TV uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Apache Tomcat is part of the open source Ant Media Server platform that currently provides both LIVE and VOD video trans-coding and delivery features for the Promethean Platform.

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          Kingsley Victor uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          I use Tomcat to run Java enterprise web apps. Used to test enterprise applications mostly written using the Spring framework

          Avatar of Cian Ó Cuinneagáin
          Cian Ó Cuinneagáin uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Use this as the application server running on our production and development environment. Hosted on AWS.

          Avatar of The Independent
          The Independent uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Tomcat provides a fantastic application container that runs the majority of services of the site.

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          simpleshow GmbH uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Apache Tomcat is being used as our application server for spring-based backend applications.

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