May 2002 Netcraft Survey Highlights


The
Netcraft Web Server Survey is a
survey of Web Server software usage on the Internet. Netcraft received responses to its
May 2002 survey from 37,574,105 sites. This is a minuscule decline from April’s 37,585,233 and is the third consecutive decline this year.

Apache, Microsoft, Zeus, and iPlanet remained the key players with shares of 56.21 percent, 31.68 percent, 2.26 percent, and 2.19 percent, respectively. The number of servers decreased across the board for all of the key players.


NT-specific servers accounted for 31.94 percent of responses, a decline from the previous month’s 32.23 percent. Apache-specific servers accounted for 57.75 percent, again a declines from April’s 57.94 percent. Macintosh-specific servers increased from 0.36 percent in April to 1.06 percent in May.

Of the servers surveyed, 19,050,774, or 50.70 percent, had .com domains.

May Results
Server No. of
Servers in Use
Market Share No. of Servers
With .com domains
Apache 21,120,388 56.21% 9,088,063
Microsoft-IIS 11,901,948 31.68% 7,522,186
Zeus 849,089 2.26% 462,248
Netscape-Enterprise 806,538 2.15% 444,552
Rapidsite 423,426 1.13% 288,677
WebSTAR 387,423 1.03% 336,617
thttpd 379,059 1.01% 1,937
tigershark 284,595 0.76% 215,983
WebSitePro 83,277 0.22% 48,231
Lotus Domino 74,078 0.20% 28,460
Stronghold 65,823 0.18% 41,811
WN 24,061 0.06% 4,908
SilverStream 14,983 0.04% 1,517
Netscape FastTrack Server 12,509 0.03% 5,055
Sambar 12,284 0.03% 3,614
Zope 8,803 0.02% 2,676
Enterprise for NetWare 8,563 0.02% 2,427
Xitami 6,771 0.02% 4,474
NCSA HTTPd 5,681 0.02% 1,315
WebLogic 5,304 0.01% 3,917
Orion 5,035 0.01% 3,357
AOLServer 4,983 0.01% 3,248
OmniHTTPd Pro 3,401 0.01% 1,152
SimpleServer:WWW 390 0.00% 199
Personal Web Server 287 0.00% 58
Savant 265 0.00% 140
Jigsaw 65 0.00% 21
Tcl Web Server 60 0.00% 28
GoAhead 49 0.00% 26
vqServer 49 0.00% 23
ZBServer 43 0.00% 14
Roxen WebServer 41 0.00% 0

This study taken from ServerWatch, an internet.com property.

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