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Aura vs Tornado: What are the differences?

What is Aura? Modern tools for modern applications. The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase.

What is Tornado? A Python web framework and asynchronous networking library, originally developed at FriendFeed. By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.

Aura and Tornado can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.

Aura and Tornado are both open source tools. It seems that Tornado with 18K GitHub stars and 4.98K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Aura with 2.99K GitHub stars and 269 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Tornado has a broader approval, being mentioned in 69 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to Aura, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

What is Aura?

The Aura project centers around a collection of high-quality, well-tested, semantically versioned, standards-compliant, independent library packages that can be used in any codebase.

What is Tornado?

By using non-blocking network I/O, Tornado can scale to tens of thousands of open connections, making it ideal for long polling, WebSockets, and other applications that require a long-lived connection to each user.
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    What are some alternatives to Aura and Tornado?
    Node.js
    Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
    ASP.NET
    .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
    Rails
    Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    Laravel
    It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
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    Decisions about Aura and Tornado
    Node.js
    Node.js
    Python
    Python
    MySQL
    MySQL
    Memcached
    Memcached
    nginx
    nginx
    RabbitMQ
    RabbitMQ
    Redis
    Redis
    Django
    Django
    Tornado
    Tornado
    Varnish
    Varnish
    HAProxy
    HAProxy

    Around the time of their Series A, Pinterest’s stack included Python and Django, with Tornado and Node.js as web servers. Memcached / Membase and Redis handled caching, with RabbitMQ handling queueing. Nginx, HAproxy and Varnish managed static-delivery and load-balancing, with persistent data storage handled by MySQL.

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    SpreadServe uses TornadoTornado

    SpreadServe's RealTimeWebServer is built in Tornado. Spreadsheets loaded into SpreadServeEngine instances are projected into browsers using Tornado. Server side recalcs are pushed to the browser using web sockets.

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    papaver uses TornadoTornado

    setup an api for a client with tornado backend. incredibly fast and lightweight. unfortunately breaks down when using third party libraries which block internally.

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    Banyan uses TornadoTornado

    Tornado with Async/Await coroutines provided in Python 3.5 make up for an excellent stack for a micro-service.

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