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Description

What is 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.

What is Mongoose Web Server?

Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.

What is Lwan?

In development for almost 3 years, Lwan was until now a personal research effort that focused mostly on building a solid infrastructure for a lightweight and speedy web server.

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Why do developers choose nginx?
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    Why do developers choose Mongoose Web Server?
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    Why do developers choose Lwan?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using nginx?
    No Cons submitted yet for nginx
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    What are the cons of using Mongoose Web Server?
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    What are the cons of using Lwan?
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    Companies

    What companies use nginx?
    8001 companies on StackShare use nginx
    What companies use Mongoose Web Server?
    1 companies on StackShare use Mongoose Web Server
    What companies use Lwan?
    0 companies on StackShare use Lwan

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with nginx?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
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    What are some alternatives to nginx, Mongoose Web Server, and Lwan?

    • 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
    • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js

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