nginx vs. Apache Tomcat vs. Lwan



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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 Apache Tomcat?

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

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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Pros

Why do developers choose nginx?
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Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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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 Apache Tomcat?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache Tomcat
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What are the cons of using Lwan?
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Companies

What companies use nginx?
9915 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Apache Tomcat?
684 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
What companies use Lwan?
0 companies on StackShare use Lwan

Integrations

What tools integrate with nginx?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to nginx, Apache Tomcat, 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
  • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js
  • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix

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