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ServerWatch: Roxen: How Much Is Too Much Functionality?

Jan 30, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Aaron Weiss)

"The Web server market would seem like an uninviting sector to enter considering only a few products dominate. In one corner, lightweight and free, is the ever popular Apache Web server. In the other corner, proprietary and bulked up, is Microsoft's IIS. Is there room in the ring for anyone else? Swedish company Roxen certainly believes so, as illustrated by Roxen Web Server--another contender among the free and open source.

"Apache and Roxen are open source products built from different perspectives. Apache is a relatively lightweight, efficient (particularly v2.x) Web serving engine onto which administrators can graft a wide range of modules to build an overall Web serving or Web application solution. Roxen, in contrast, is monolithic..."

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