Software Alternatives & Reviews


A secure, fast, compliant, and very flexible web-server that has been optimized for high-performance environments

lighttpd Alternatives

The best lighttpd alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
Latest update:

  1. 159

    Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996

  2. 141

    Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows

  3. AirDroid Business, an enterprise-grade MDM solution, is designed to enable businesses mobility and productivity through remote access and control, device provisioning, policy application and management, kiosk mode, and geofencing.

    Try for free paid Free Trial $12.0 / Annually

  4. 121

    An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

  5. 125

    LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement.

  6. 100

    Static web hosting made simple

  7. 100

    Phusion Passenger is a multi-language (Ruby, Python, Node) web & app server which can integrate into Apache and Nginx

  8. 103

    Jetty is a highly scalable modular servlet engine and http server that natively supports many modern protocols like SPDY and WebSockets.

  9. 120

    XAMPP is a free and open-source cross-platform web server that is primarily used when locally developing web applications.

  10. 108

    Turning Nginx into a Full-fledged Web App Server

  11. 104

    MAMP is the abbreviation for Macintosh, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. It is a reliable application with its four components that allows you to access the local PHP server as well as the database server (SQL).

  12. 106

    WildFly is a flexible, lightweight application server.

  13. 99

    Gunicorn is a Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX.

  14. 71

    A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.

Suggest an alternative
If you think we've missed something, suggest an alternative to lighttpd.

Generic lighttpd discussion

Log in or Post with

lighttpd Reviews

External sources with reviews and comparisons of lighttpd

13 Best XAMPP Alternatives
Lighttpd is a simple and lightweight web server that allows you to do very fast static file serving. It can also be used as a content cache, a reverse proxy, or an HTTP accelerator. Lighttpd is not only lightning-fast but also straightforward to set up; in many cases, you only need one configuration file to work. Lighttpd has...
Top 5 open source web servers
Great article Robin. Most of my experience is with Apache. I first started using it on Windows about 1998 or 1999. When I got into using Linux in 2001 I switched my previous install to that OS and have since deployed it many times. I have tried NGINX and lighttpd but never in production.
Read all lighttpd reviews →

Was this lighttpd alternatives list helpful? Your feedback is important!

Yes No

13 out of 16 people consider this list as helpful.
This is equivalent to 4.1 / 5 rating.

Author: | Publisher: SaaSHub
Categories: Web And Application Servers, Web Servers, Application Server


News from the blogs of product alternatives mentioned above