What are the best free and open source web servers?
A free and open-source web server created by created by Igor Sysoev in 2004. Nginx can be used as web server, reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache. Today the project is managed by Nginx Inc and developed openly by the community, while an enterprise version of the software is also available under the name Nginx Plus.
A free and open-source cross-platform web server developed by the Apache Software Foundation. The Apache HTTP Server is a continuous development effort to build an open HTTP server for modern operating systems. The web server is used by organizations, businesses and hobbyists alike, to power web-based applications.