nginx vs. Apache Tomcat vs. Puma



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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 Puma?

Unlike other Ruby Webservers, Puma was built for speed and parallelism. Puma is a small library that provides a very fast and concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby web applications.

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Pros

Why do developers choose nginx?
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Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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Why do developers choose Puma?
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Cons

What are the cons of using nginx?
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What are the cons of using Apache Tomcat?
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What are the cons of using Puma?
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Companies

What companies use nginx?
10006 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Apache Tomcat?
695 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
What companies use Puma?
90 companies on StackShare use Puma

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
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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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