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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 Apache Tomcat?

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

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    Companies

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    8062 companies on StackShare use nginx
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    1446 companies on StackShare use Microsoft IIS
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    494 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with nginx?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
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    What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
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    What are some alternatives to nginx, Microsoft IIS, and Apache Tomcat?

    • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
    • 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
    • Gunicorn - A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX

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