[kwlug-disc] Tell me something I don't know

Richard Weait richard at weait.com
Mon Apr 19 09:53:31 EDT 2010


On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 9:00 AM, John Van Ostrand <john at netdirect.ca> wrote:
> Okay, this may illicit many "tell me something I don't know" replies, but I revisited the Netcraft surveys again (they email me semi-monthly)
>
> It seems that Apache is really blowing away Microsoft IIS. In the past IIS has been gaining on Apache at a steady rate, but the latest graphs shows the gap widening.
>
> The summary is:
>
> Apache is used in 53% of "active" sites (i.e. not placeholder sites.)
> MS IIS is used in 18% of "active" sites.

Interesting.  29% are unaccounted for.  Having a quick look at the
graph, IIS is more likely to fall behind Google Web Server (possibly
modified Apache), nginx (BSD license) and lighttpd (BSD license) than
it is to catch Apache.



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