February 2003 Web Server Survey

In the February 2003 survey we received responses from 35,863,952 sites.

Market Share for Top Servers Across All Domains August 1995 - February 2003

Graph of market share for top servers across all domains, August 1995 - February 2003

Top Developers

Developer January 2003 PercentFebruary 2003 Percent Change
Apache22,045,42062.2322,492,32762.720.49
Microsoft9,739,59027.499,687,45427.01-0.48
Zeus736,7442.08768,9512.140.06
SunONE471,9421.33428,0041.19-0.14

Active Sites

DeveloperJanuary 2003PercentFebruary 2003PercentChange
Apache11,178,71566.4211,053,98666.750.33
Microsoft4,172,10124.794,109,02924.810.02
Zeus2616521.55269,8121.630.08
SunONE233,1051.39219,6161.33-0.06

Totals for Active Servers Across All Domains June 2000 - February 2003


The Netcraft Web Server Survey is a survey of Web Server software usage on Internet connected computers. We collect and collate as many hostnames providing an http service as we can find, and systematically poll each one with an HTTP request for the server name.