nginx vs. Microsoft IIS vs. Passenger



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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 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.

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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Cons

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Companies

What companies use nginx?
9829 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Microsoft IIS?
1861 companies on StackShare use Microsoft IIS
What companies use Passenger?
416 companies on StackShare use Passenger

Integrations

What tools integrate with nginx?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
What tools integrate with Microsoft IIS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Microsoft IIS
What tools integrate with Passenger?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

What are some alternatives to nginx, Microsoft IIS, and Passenger?

  • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
  • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies
  • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
  • Gunicorn - A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX

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