mongrel2 Alternatives

    mongrel2 is described as 'Mongrel2 is an application, language, and network architecture agnostic web server that focuses on web applications using modern browser technologies' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to mongrel2 for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions and BSD. The best alternative is Apache HTTP Server, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like mongrel2 are nginx (Free, Open Source), lighttpd (Free, Open Source), LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) (Freemium) and mongrel (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 12, 2019

    1. 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.
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    2. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      lighttpd (pronounced "lighty") is a web server designed to be secure, fast, standards-compliant, and flexible while being optimized for speed-critical environments.
    3. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Self-Hosted
      A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro and Iowa apps.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Weborf is a lightweight webserver designed to rapidly share directories. Runs on POSIX systems.
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    4. 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.
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    5. 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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    6. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      Serve a single directory over HTTP.
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