Crash Dummy is a Java Web application to help IT professionals set up Java application server environments. It has several features to help make this easier, including simulating failures and diagnostics. Crash Dummy is particularly helpful for setting up complex clustered environments and monitoring infrastructure.
G-WAN is an extremely fast Web application server. It runs scripts written in ANSI C. This server is safer than others, since it uses less code, no buffer copies, and no library calls that can lead to buffer overflows. G-WAN can outperform IBM Apache, Microsoft IIS, and Sun GlassFish by several orders of magnitude, both on Windows and Linux.
LilacServer is a Web developed in Java that employs Java NIO technology. It is fast and highly productive. It is also a template engine with its own language for creating templates and a framework with its own API. More features of interest: built-in support for databases via JDBC; integrated localization facilities; sophisticated caching capabilities; support of sessions, multi-part forms, and file uploads; support of third-party libraries; a Web-based management interface; and so on.
Perlbal is a Perl-based reverse proxy load balancer and Web server. It processes hundreds of millions of requests a day just for LiveJournal, Vox, and TypePad, and dozens of other "Web 2.0" applications. One of the defining things about Perlbal is that almost everything can be configured or reconfigured on the fly without needing to restart the software.
QtWebApp allows you to write standalone Web server applications in C++ as easily as Java Servlets. The HTTP 1.1 server supports persistent connections, sessions with cookies, and file uploads. It contains a template engine and a logger that can be configured at runtime. The application runs on Unix as a daemon, on Windows as a service, and on all operating systems on the command line. It is based on Nokia QT 4.7. Compatibility with QT 4.8 and 5.0 has been verified successfully.
MuleSoft Tcat Server is enterprise Tomcat made simple: a fully supported Tomcat server that allows developers to easily build and test today’s connected Web applications, and that simplifies Tomcat management and application provisioning tasks for administrators. Tcat Server has an easy graphical installer and headless installer for Linux (multi-distro: RHEL, Debian, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu, openSUSE, etc), Windows, Solaris 10, and Solaris 11. Tcat also offers reliable JVM restarts, server group deployments, a REST API for scripting the console in any language, a groovy shell built into the console, and JMX alerting and monitoring features.