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Caddy vs Gunicorn: What are the differences?

Caddy: The HTTP/2 Web Server with Automatic HTTPS. Caddy is a production-ready open-source web server that is fast, easy to use, and makes you more productive. HTTP/2 and HTTPS by default; Gunicorn: A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX. Gunicorn is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.

Caddy and Gunicorn belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

"Easy HTTP/2 Server Push" is the primary reason why developers consider Caddy over the competitors, whereas "Python" was stated as the key factor in picking Gunicorn.

Caddy and Gunicorn are both open source tools. Caddy with 22.7K GitHub stars and 1.79K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Gunicorn with 5.96K GitHub stars and 1.12K GitHub forks.

Instagram, reddit, and hike are some of the popular companies that use Gunicorn, whereas Caddy is used by RELEX Solutions, AresRPG, and Fresh8 Gaming. Gunicorn has a broader approval, being mentioned in 184 company stacks & 51 developers stacks; compared to Caddy, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Caddy
Pros of Gunicorn
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    Sane config file syntax
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    Easy HTTP/2 Server Push
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    Builtin HTTPS
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    Letsencrypt support
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    Runtime config API
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    Python
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    Easy setup
  • 8
    Reliable
  • 3
    Light
  • 3
    Fast

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Cons of Caddy
Cons of Gunicorn
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    What is Caddy?

    Caddy 2 is a powerful, enterprise-ready, open source web server with automatic HTTPS written in Go.

    What is Gunicorn?

    Gunicorn is a pre-fork worker model ported from Ruby's Unicorn project. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.

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    Jobs that mention Caddy and Gunicorn as a desired skillset
    CBRE
    United States of America Texas Richardson
    CBRE
    United States of America Texas Richardson
    Pinterest
    San Francisco, CA, US; Palo Alto, CA, US; Seattle, WA, US;
    Pinterest
    San Francisco, CA, US; Palo Alto, CA, US; Seattle, WA, USA
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    What are some alternatives to Caddy and Gunicorn?
    NGINX
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    A modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components and configures itself automatically and dynamically.
    HAProxy
    HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.
    Envoy
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