Measurement of performance of popular web servers

Anna Zatwarnicka, Krzysztof Zatwarnicki


Paper presents comparison of popular web servers: Apache, Nginx and IIS. The most important properties of web servers as well as market share were discussed. Performance measurements using Siege software were conducted. Dedicated research station were build. Research results were presented and discussed.


WWW server; web measurement; web performance

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Apache, strona projektu

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Nginx, strona projektu

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