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Description

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 Pow?

Pow is a zero-configuration Rack server for Mac OS X. It makes developing Rails and Rack applications as frictionless as possible. You can install it in ten seconds and have your first app up and running in under a minute. No mucking around with /etc/hosts, no compiling Apache modules, no editing configuration files or installing preference panes. And running multiple apps with multiple versions of Ruby is trivial.

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    Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using nginx?
    No Cons submitted yet for nginx
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    What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
    No Cons submitted yet for Apache Tomcat
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    What are the cons of using Pow?
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    Companies

    What companies use nginx?
    7988 companies on StackShare use nginx
    What companies use Apache Tomcat?
    490 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
    What companies use Pow?
    2 companies on StackShare use Pow

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with nginx?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
    What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
    What tools integrate with Pow?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Pow

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

    • 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
    • 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

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