Mongoose Web Server vs nginx: What are the differences?
What is Mongoose Web Server? The most easy to use web server on the planet. Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.
What is nginx? A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet. 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.
Mongoose Web Server and nginx can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.
Mongoose Web Server and nginx are both open source tools. nginx with 9K GitHub stars and 3.41K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Mongoose Web Server with 5.46K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks.
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