Cowboy vs LiteSpeed: What are the differences?
What is Cowboy? Small, fast, modular HTTP server written in Erlang. Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.
What is LiteSpeed? *A drop-in Apache replacement and the leading high-performance, high-scalability server *. It is a drop-in Apache replacement and the leading high-performance, high-scalability server. You can replace your existing Apache server with it without changing your configuration or operating system details. As a drop-in replacement, it allows you to quickly eliminate Apache bottlenecks in 15 minutes with zero downtime.
Cowboy and LiteSpeed can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.
Cowboy is an open source tool with 5.64K GitHub stars and 1.01K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cowboy's open source repository on GitHub.