Webserver popularity

When you browse a website, your browser connects to a server. That server runs software capable of sending you the files needed so your browser can generate the website on your screen.
There are various software solutions a webmaster can use to host their website with. In the statistics below you can see what are the most common ones.
To generate these statistics we have extracted the Web Server name from the HTTP headers of each website in our database.
Most used web servers
# Web Server Percentage
1 Apache 44.43%
2 nginx (Engine x) 36.37%
3 Internet Information Services 10.29%
4 Everything else 5.1%
5 LiteSpeed 2.75%
6 Google Servlet Engine 0.96%
7 lighthttpd 0.09%