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What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

What is Puma?

Unlike other Ruby Webservers, Puma was built for speed and parallelism. Puma is a small library that provides a very fast and concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby web applications.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Apache Tomcat?
671 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
What companies use Puma?
86 companies on StackShare use Puma
What companies use lighttpd?
16 companies on StackShare use lighttpd

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
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What tools integrate with lighttpd?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with lighttpd

What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat, Puma, 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
  • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js

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