Lwan vs Apache Tomcat

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Lwan vs Apache Tomcat: What are the differences?

Lwan: 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; Apache Tomcat: An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

Lwan and Apache Tomcat belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

Lwan and Apache Tomcat are both open source tools. It seems that Lwan with 5.01K GitHub stars and 524 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Tomcat with 3.51K GitHub stars and 2.4K 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 Apache Tomcat?

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

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          What are some alternatives to Lwan and Apache Tomcat?
          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.
          Apache HTTP Server
          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
          Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
          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.
          OpenResty
          OpenResty (aka. ngx_openresty) is a full-fledged web application server by bundling the standard Nginx core, lots of 3rd-party Nginx modules, as well as most of their external dependencies.
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          Promethean TV uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Apache Tomcat is part of the open source Ant Media Server platform that currently provides both LIVE and VOD video trans-coding and delivery features for the Promethean Platform.

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          Kingsley Victor uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          I use Tomcat to run Java enterprise web apps. Used to test enterprise applications mostly written using the Spring framework

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          Cian Ó Cuinneagáin uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Use this as the application server running on our production and development environment. Hosted on AWS.

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          The Independent uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Tomcat provides a fantastic application container that runs the majority of services of the site.

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          simpleshow GmbH uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

          Apache Tomcat is being used as our application server for spring-based backend applications.

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