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).
- - nginx is the most popular Mac & Linux alternative to httpd.
- - nginx is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to httpd.
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...
- - Apache HTTP Server is the most popular Windows alternative to httpd.
Apache HTTP Server Features
lighttpd (pronounced "lighty") is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments.
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
BunkerWeb is a next-generation and open-source Web Application Firewall (WAF).
- - BunkerWeb is the most popular Self-Hosted alternative to httpd.
TinyWeb is an extremely small (< 100K), simple (no configuration other than through the command line) and lightweight (consumes a minimum of system resources) Web server for Windows. It supports CGI.
The Windows Webserver was developed for testing PHP and CGI/FCGI programs under Windows, without installing an Apache or IIS environment. The Webserver is easy to install and comes with buildin PHP 8.0.8 FastCGI support, mod_rewrite and SSL/TLS 1.2.