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August 2020 Web Server Survey

Total number of websites

In the August 2020 survey, we received responses from
1,230,576,586 websites in 261,821,287 unique domains and
10,349,486 web computers. This corresponds to a loss of 3.65 million
Websites, but a profit of 1.16 million domains and 128,000 computers.

The number of web computers running Nginx increased by 83,000 this month.
This means Nginx is being used by more web facing for the first time
Computer than any other web server, including Apache. That's another
Milestone for Nginx and reflects the impressive growth in recent years.

Apache still serves more active sites than Nginx and a greater proportion of
the top million most trafficked websites, but this month its drop in those metrics
Continuation. A year ago, Nginx was among the million busiest locations
Apache's market share increased 6 percentage points. nginx has now halved this gap,
and is now less than 3 percentage points behind. Is the current trend
It won't be long before Nginx overtakes Apache in this area too.

As well as a significant decrease in the total number of locations this month by 22.14 million
(-15.8%) Microsoft also suffered from other metrics this month. The number of
Domains served by Microsoft software fell by 8.27 million (-18.4%)
Microsoft web servers are running on 19,000 fewer web computers (-1.2%).
Microsoft also lost 633,000 active websites (-7.3%).

New vendor releases

Apache has released three new ones
Versions of httpd this
Month. Version 2.4.44 fixed
several bugs, version 2.4.45
Support for the aborted HTTP2 cache digests has been discontinued
Proposal and version
2.4.46 three securities fixed
Weak points.

This month nginx released updates for three of its
Products. nginx 19.1.2 mainline was released on
August 11th with a few small optimizations and some bugfixes. On the same day,
njs 0.4.3 has been released with support for the
Query string module.
On August 13th, Nginx Unit was 1.19.0
released that introduced several new features, improved performance, and fixed
a number of mistakes.

Market share of web servers

developer July 2020 percent August 2020 percent change
Nginx 451, 156, 878 36.55% 448,602,806 36.45% -0.10
Apache 314.054.523 25.45% 318,307,245 25.87% 0.42
Microsoft 140,264,332 11.36% 118,126,662 9.60% -1.77
Google 44.290.430 3.59% 44,326,227 3.60% 0.01

Market share of web servers for active websites

developer July 2020 percent August 2020 percent change
Apache 51,653,416 26.98% 50,966,410 26.62% -0.37
Nginx 38,490,201 20.11% 37,794,331 19.74% -0.37
Google 18,700,327 9.77% 18,767,650 9.80% 0.03
Microsoft 8,642,877 4.51% 8,009,744 4.18% -0.33

For more information, see Active Sites

Web server market share for the millions of most visited websites

developer July 2020 percent August 2020 percent change
Apache 282,596 28.26% 280.158 28.02% -0.24
Nginx 255.843 25.58% 257,472 25.75% 0.16
Microsoft 73,558 7.36% 72.787 7.28% -0.08
LiteSpeed 19,569 1.96% 20,348 2.03% 0.08

Market share of web servers for computers

developer July 2020 percent August 2020 percent change
Nginx 3,445,835 33.71% 3,528,858 34.10% 0.39
Apache 3,454,822 33.80% 3,474,321 33.57% -0.23
Microsoft 1,604,484 15.70% 1,585,588 15.32% -0.38

Market share of web servers for domains

developer July 2020 percent August 2020 percent change
Nginx 77,637,044 29.79% 79.757.929 30.46% 0.68
Apache 70,516,590 27.05% 70, 197, 130 26.81% -0.24
Microsoft 45,042,498 17.28% 36,772,587 14.04% -3.24
Google 2,388,957 0.92% 2,402,979 0.92% 0.00

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