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Lwan vs Passenger: What are the differences?

Developers describe Lwan as "Experimental, scalable, high performance HTTP server". 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. On the other hand, Passenger is detailed as "A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js". 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.

Lwan and Passenger can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.

Lwan and Passenger are both open source tools. Lwan with 5.01K GitHub stars and 524 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Passenger with 4.41K GitHub stars and 505 GitHub forks.

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.

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.

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      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.
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      The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
      Microsoft IIS
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      Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
      Gunicorn
      Gunicorn is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.
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        pludoni GmbH uses PassengerPassenger

        "deploy + forget" application deployment with good default configuration.

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        Trustroots uses PassengerPassenger

        Serving NodeJS app together with Nginx.

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