Apache Tomcat vs. Unicorn

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Description

What is Apache Tomcat?

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

What is Unicorn?

Unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels. Slow clients should only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of fully buffering both the the request and response in between Unicorn and slow clients.

Pros

Why do developers choose Apache Tomcat?
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Why do developers choose Unicorn?
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Cons

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 Unicorn?
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Companies

What companies use Apache Tomcat?
490 companies on StackShare use Apache Tomcat
What companies use Unicorn?
178 companies on StackShare use Unicorn

Integrations

What tools integrate with Apache Tomcat?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Tomcat
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat and Unicorn?

  • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
  • 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

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