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What is gevent?

It is a coroutine -based Python networking library that uses greenlet to provide a high-level synchronous API on top of the libev or libuv event loop.
gevent is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.
gevent is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to gevent's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses gevent?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use gevent in their tech stacks, including Blue Shell Games, 1000mercis, and Toshokan BV.

Developers

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gevent Reviews

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Python's finest evented I/O framework. Powering thousands of bets per second for four years running. gevent

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gevent's Features

  • Fast event loop based on libev or libuv
  • Lightweight execution units based on greenlets
  • API that re-uses concepts from the Python standard library (for examples there are events and queues)
  • Cooperative sockets with SSL support
  • Cooperative DNS queries performed through a threadpool, dnspython, or c-ares
  • Monkey patching utility to get 3rd party modules to become cooperative
  • TCP/UDP/HTTP servers
  • Subprocess support (through gevent.subprocess)
  • Thread pools

gevent Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to gevent?
asyncio
This module provides infrastructure for writing single-threaded concurrent code using coroutines, multiplexing I/O access over sockets and other resources, running network clients and servers, and other related primitives.
nginx
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Apache HTTP Server
The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
Microsoft IIS
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
Apache Tomcat
Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
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gevent's Followers
2 developers follow gevent to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Lukáš Kokoška
Bill Lubanovic