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Description

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 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.

What is lighttpd?

lighttpd has a very low memory footprint compared to other webservers and takes care of cpu-load. Its advanced feature-set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) make lighttpd the perfect webserver-software for every server that suffers load problems.

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Why do developers choose Passenger?
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    Why do developers choose lighttpd?
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    Cons

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

    What companies use Passenger?
    369 companies on StackShare use Passenger
    What companies use Jetty?
    56 companies on StackShare use Jetty
    What companies use lighttpd?
    15 companies on StackShare use lighttpd

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with lighttpd?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with lighttpd

    What are some alternatives to Passenger, Jetty, and lighttpd?

    • 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
    • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

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