nginx vs. Apache Tomcat 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 Apache Tomcat?

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

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?
9832 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Apache Tomcat?
672 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
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 Apache Tomcat?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
What tools integrate with Passenger?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

What are some alternatives to nginx, Apache Tomcat, and Passenger?

  • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
  • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
  • Unicorn - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
  • Gunicorn - A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX

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