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Thin is described as 'Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history:' and is a Web Server in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Thin 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 Thin are nginx, lighttpd, LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) and mongrel.

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Thin is a Ruby web server that glues together 3 of the best Ruby libraries in web history:

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  1. Apache HTTP Server icon

    Apache HTTP Server

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    49 alternatives to 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 site milestone. Apache was the first viable alternative to the Netscape Communications Corporation web...

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    nginx

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    53 alternatives to nginx 

    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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    1.  Lightweightnginx consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Portablenginx can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    lighttpd

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    38 alternatives to lighttpd 

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

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  4. LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) icon

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS)

    49 alternatives to LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) 

    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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  5. mongrel

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    25 alternatives to mongrel 

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

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    weborf

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    30 alternatives to weborf 

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

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  7. Cherokee icon

    Cherokee

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    44 alternatives to 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 extensible with plug-ins. It supports on-the-fly configuration by reading files or strings, TLS/SSL (via GNUTLS...

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

    Tornado Web Server

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    30 alternatives to 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 Python frameworks) because it is non-blocking and reasonably fast.

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  9. Simple HTTP Server icon

    Simple HTTP Server

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    • Mac
    27 alternatives to Simple HTTP Server 

    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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    SimpleHTTPServer

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    27 alternatives to SimpleHTTPServer 

    Serve a single directory over HTTP.

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