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Apache Market Report
How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.
Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of Apache as web server on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 280 pages covering this information:
- Web Servers Industry Reports
- Usage Report
How popular is each of the web servers? Shows percentages of usage for all 98 web servers that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
- Historical Trend Report
How did the popularity of the web servers change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for all web servers since January 2011.
- Growth Rate Report
Which are the fastest growing web servers? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all web servers both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
- New Site Usage Report
How popular is each of the web servers among new sites? Shows percentages of usage for all web servers among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
- Top Site Usage Report
Which web servers are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each web server the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific web server.
- Apache Reports
- Historical Trend Report
How did the popularity of Apache change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage for Apache since September 2010.
- Version Usage Report
Which are the most popular versions of Apache? Shows the distribution of Apache versions.
- Cummulative Version Distribution Report
Which percentage of sites use a newer version of Apache than some specific version? Shows the cummulative distribution of Apache versions.
- Historical Version Trend Report
How did the distribution of various versions of Apache change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends in the usage of Apache versions.
- Change Report
Which percentage of sites switched from another web server to Apache and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between Apache and other web servers. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
- Ranking Breakdown Report
Is the popularity of Apache higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage of Apache broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of Apache among all web servers in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
- Market Position Report
Where in the market diagram lies Apache? Shows the market position of Apache in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular web servers.
- Multiple Web Servers Usage Report
How frequently are other web servers used together with Apache, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of Apache together with other web servers (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
In which markets is Apache particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage of Apache on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of Apache among all web servers for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use Apache.
These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of Apache broken down by
- Content Management Systems
- Server-side Programming Languages
- Client-side Programming Languages
- Operating Systems
- Web Hosting Providers
- Data Center Providers
- Reverse Proxy Services
- DNS Server Providers
- Email Server Providers
- SSL Certificate Authorities
- Traffic Analysis Tools
- Advertising Networks
- Tag Managers
- Social Widgets
- Site Elements
- Structured Data Formats
- Markup Languages
- Character Encodings
- Image File Formats
- Top Level Domains
- Server Locations
- Content Languages
- Geographical Distribution Report
How popular is Apache in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of Apache by country.
- List of the 300 most popular sites using Apache including their usage of other web servers (if any).
- List of up to 300 popular sites that started using Apache in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the web servers they were using before (if any).
- List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using Apache in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the web servers they are using now (if any).
Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.
Table of Content
This is a preview of the current report's table of content.
|3. Web Servers, Industry Overviews|| ||6|
|4. Apache, Technology Market Reports|| ||20|
|4.1. Historical Trends|| ||20|
|4.2.2. Cumulative Distribution|| ||27|
|4.2.3. Historical Monthly Trends|| ||30|
|4.2.4. Historical Yearly Trends|| ||33|
|4.4. Ranking Breakdown|| ||37|
|4.6. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports|| ||39|
|4.6.1. Content Management Systems|| ||39|
|4.6.2. Server-side Programming Languages|| ||70|
|4.6.3. Client-side Programming Languages|| ||72|
|4.6.5. Operating Systems|| ||78|
|4.6.6. Web Hosting Providers|| ||80|
|4.6.7. Data Center Providers|| ||119|
|4.6.8. Reverse Proxy Services|| ||133|
|4.6.9. DNS Server Providers|| ||135|
|4.6.10. Email Server Providers|| ||151|
|4.6.11. SSL Certificate Authorities|| ||167|
|4.6.13. Traffic Analysis Tools|| ||173|
|4.6.14. Advertising Networks|| ||181|
|4.6.16. Social Widgets|| ||189|
|4.6.17. Site Elements|| ||193|
|4.6.18. Structured Data Formats|| ||197|
|4.6.19. Markup Languages|| ||199|
|4.6.20. Character Encodings|| ||201|
|4.6.21. Image File Formats|| ||205|
|4.6.22. Top Level Domains|| ||207|
|4.6.23. Server Locations|| ||250|
|4.6.24. Content Languages|| ||263|
|4.7. Geographical Distribution|| ||272|
|4.8. Popular Sites using Apache|| ||273|
|4.9. Sites using Apache only recently|| ||279|
|4.10. Sites that recently stopped using Apache|| ||285|
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