Alternatives to nginx for Linux with any license

  • 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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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  • lighttpd

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

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Varnish

    Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art HTTP application accelerator. You can install it on your HTTP server and it makes your application more accessible. ...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Hiawatha

    Hiawatha, a secure and advanced webserver

    Free Mac OS X Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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    • Ultra secure and very stable web server software. Written in C and is using latest libraries for all modules. Guest • Mar 2018 Disagree   Agree
  • Haproxy

    HAProxy is free, open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and proxy server for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across...

    Free Open Source Linux BSD

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  • Mongoose

    Mongoose is easy to use web server. It also can be used as embedded web server library to provide web interface to applications. Technical Specs: * Cross...

    Free Personal Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Self-Hosted

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  • gobetween

    Modern & minimalistic proxy server for the Cloud era. - TCP Load Balancing - Clear and beautiful TOML config file. - Integrates seamlessly with Docker and with...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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  • Cherokee

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux BSD

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  • Abyss Webserver

    Abyss Web Server is a compact web server available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD operating systems. Despite its small footprint, it supports HTTP/1.1...

    Freemium Mac OS X Windows Linux BSD

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  • Tornado Web Server

    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...

    Free Open Source Mac OS X Linux

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  • gatling

    A high performance web server. Small! (125k static Linux-x86 binary with HTTP, FTP and SMB support). Fast! (measure for yourself, please) Scalable!

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Appweb

    Embedthis Appweb is a fast, compact embedded Web server. It is unmatched in efficiency and serves pages at native speed, using an event-driven, non-blocking core to...

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    • Discontinued The last commit to the GitHub repo was made on June 3rd, 2016.

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