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July 2016 Web Server Survey

In the July 2016 survey from which we received responses 1,073,777,722 sights and 6,058,513 computers connected to the web. This reflects an increase of 28 million sites and 107,000 computers. Microsoft and Apache continue to fluctuate…

March 2016 Web Server Survey

In the March 2016 survey we received responses from 1 003 887 790 sites and 5,782,080 computers connected to the web. This reflects a gain of nearly 70 million sites, but a loss of 14,100 computers. This is the second time that the…

September 2015 Web Server Survey

In the September 2015 survey we received responses from 892 743 625 sites and 5,438,101 computers connected to the web. Both of these key metrics increased this month, with net gains of 18 million sites and 47,000 computers. Microsoft…

April 2014 Web Server Survey

In the April 2014 survey from which we received responses 958 919 789 sites — 39 million more than last month. Microsoft made the biggest gain this month, adding nearly 31 million sites, boosting its market share by 1.9 percentage…

How to install a personal web server

Paying someone to host your website can be tempting. There's usually a point-and-click installation for all the services you need, along with cheap monthly prices that include storage and maintenance, and there's often generous bandwidth…

April 2011 Web Server Survey

In the April 2011 survey from which we received responses 312 693 296 sites, a growth of nearly 14.7 million host names. This is the tenth consecutive month of growth observed by the survey. As in recent months, Apache contributed the…

Hot Skills: Apache HTTP Web Server

What is that? The Apache HTTP Web Server lost a lot of market share to Microsoft's IIS over the past two years. But since its share once stood at nearly 80% of the market, a readjustment may have been inevitable. In recent months,…