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mongrel is described as 'A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro and Iowa apps' and is a Web Server in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to mongrel for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is nginx, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mongrel are Apache HTTP Server, lighttpd, Mongoose and Serva 32/64.

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  • 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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  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).

    Manual page
  2. Apache HTTP Server icon

    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.

    Configuration


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    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.

    Screenshot
  4. Mongoose icon

    Mongoose

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Self-Hosted

    Mongoose is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications.

    Screenshot
  5. Serva 32/64 icon

    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.

    Screenshot


  6. LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) icon

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS)

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux

    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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    weborf

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

    Weborf is a lightweight webserver designed to rapidly share directories. Runs on POSIX systems.

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    Cherokee

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Cherokee is a flexible, very fast, lightweight Web server. It is implemented entirely in C, and has no dependencies beyond a standard C library. It is embeddable and extensible with plug-ins.

    version 1.0.8, control panel.
  9. Tornado Web Server icon

    Tornado Web Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Tornado is an open source version of the scalable, non-blocking web server. The framework is distinct from most mainstream web server frameworks (and certainly most Python frameworks) because it is non-blocking and reasonably fast.

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    Simple HTTP Server

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Need to share some files with your colleagues or setup basic html website on your machine? It's very simple with Simple HTTP Server. Just click 'Start server' and choose a folder to share. The url already in your clipboard.

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