Passenger vs. Unicorn vs. Jetty

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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 Unicorn?

Unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels. Slow clients should only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of fully buffering both the the request and response in between Unicorn and slow clients.

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.

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369 Companies Using Passenger
177 Companies Using Unicorn
56 Companies Using Jetty

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

  • 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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