Apache Tomcat vs. Passenger vs. Gunicorn

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Description

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.

What is Gunicorn?

Gunicorn is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.

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Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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Why do developers choose Passenger?
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    Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
    No Cons submitted yet for Apache Tomcat
    Downsides of Apache Tomcat?

    What are the cons of using Passenger?
    No Cons submitted yet for Passenger
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    What are the cons of using Gunicorn?
    No Cons submitted yet for Gunicorn
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache Tomcat?
    490 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
    What companies use Passenger?
    369 companies on StackShare use Passenger
    What companies use Gunicorn?
    163 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn

    Integrations

    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 tools integrate with Gunicorn?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn

    What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat, Passenger, and Gunicorn?

    • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
    • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
    • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
    • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix

    See all alternatives to Apache Tomcat



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