Mongoose Web Server vs Passenger: What are the differences?
Developers describe Mongoose Web Server as "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. 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.
Mongoose Web Server and Passenger can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.
Mongoose Web Server and Passenger are both open source tools. It seems that Mongoose Web Server with 5.51K GitHub stars and 1.61K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Passenger with 4.41K GitHub stars and 505 GitHub forks.