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Hiawatha Alternatives

Hiawatha is described as 'a secure and advanced webserver' and is a Web Server in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Hiawatha for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is Apache HTTP Server, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Hiawatha are nginx, Caddy, lighttpd and Microsoft IIS.

Hiawatha alternatives are mainly Web Servers but may also be FTP Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hiawatha.
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Hiawatha, a secure and advanced webserver.

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  1. Apache HTTP Server icon

    Apache HTTP Server

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    49 alternatives to Apache HTTP Server 

    Apache, is a web server notable for playing a key role in the initial growth of the World Wide Web and in 2009 became the first web server to surpass the 100 million web site milestone. Apache was the first viable alternative to the Netscape Communications Corporation web...

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    nginx

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    53 alternatives to nginx 

    nginx [engine x] is a HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server written by Igor Sysoev. It has been running for more than five years on many heavily loaded Russian sites including Rambler (RamblerMedia.com).

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    1.  Lightweightnginx consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablenginx can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Caddy icon

    Caddy

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    20 alternatives to Caddy 

    Caddy is a web server like Apache, nginx, or lighttpd, but with different goals, features, and advantages.

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    1.  PortableCaddy can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Support for MarkDownCaddy supports MarkDown for document formatting.
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    lighttpd

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    38 alternatives to lighttpd 

    lighttpd (pronounced "lighty") is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments.

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    Microsoft IIS

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    36 alternatives to Microsoft IIS 

    Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows® Server is a flexible, secure and easy-to-manage Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web application hosting, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.

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    Abyss Webserver

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    40 alternatives to Abyss Webserver 

    Abyss Web Server is a compact web server available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems.

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  7. devd

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    13 alternatives to devd 

    Devd is a single statically compiled binary with no external dependencies, and is released for OSX, Linux and Windows. Don't want to install Node or Python in that light-weight Docker instance you're hacking in? Just copy over the devd binary and be done with it.

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  8. Denwer icon

    Denwer

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    35 alternatives to Denwer 

    Denwer is a collection of often-used web-servers for web-programmers. It is used to debug web-sites under Win32. Denwer includes: friendly installer; Apache; PHP; MySQL; Perl; virtual host management system; phpMyAdmin; sendmail stub; start/stop manager.

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    1.  PortableDenwer can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    The program is no longer updated and the website is full of spam articles. Last version, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  9. LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) icon

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS)

    49 alternatives to LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) 

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement. LSWS is the 4th most popular web server on the internet and the #1 commercial web server. Upgrading your web server to LiteSpeed Web Server will improve your performance and lower operating costs

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  10. mongrel

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    25 alternatives to mongrel 

    A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro and Iowa apps.

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