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Mongoose Alternatives

Mongoose is described as 'is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications' and is a Web Server in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Mongoose for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is nginx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Mongoose are Apache HTTP Server, Caddy, lighttpd and Abyss Webserver.

This page was last updated Jan 19, 2022
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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Self-Hosted

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  1. 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).

  2. Apache HTTP Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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.



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

  4. lighttpd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  5. Abyss Webserver

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

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



  6. Serva 32/64

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Windows S

    Serva is an Automated PXE Server Solution Accelerator based on an all-in-one portable multi-server engine including BINL(RIS/WDS), HTTP, FTP, TFTP, DHCP, proxyDHCP, DNS, SNTP and SYSLOG protocols.

  7. mongrel

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

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

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  8. nanoweb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Nanoweb is an HTTP server written in PHP, designed to be small, secure, and extensible.

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  9. MicroApache

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Self-Hosted

    MicroApache - A Portable Apache Server for Windows.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, 2.0.64, can be still downloaded from custodesblog.wordpress.com

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  10. TinyWeb

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

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