Caddy vs. Sanic vs. NGINX Unit

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What is Caddy?

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

What is Sanic?

Sanic is a Flask-like Python 3.5+ web server that's written to go fast. It's based on the work done by the amazing folks at magicstack. On top of being Flask-like, Sanic supports async request handlers.

What is NGINX Unit?

NGINX Unit is a dynamic web application server, designed to run applications in multiple languages. Unit is lightweight, polyglot, and dynamically configured via API. The design of the server allows reconfiguration of specific application parameters as needed by the engineering or operations.
Why do developers choose Caddy?
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Why do developers choose Sanic?
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Why do developers choose NGINX Unit?
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What are the cons of using Caddy?
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What are the cons of using Sanic?
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What are the cons of using NGINX Unit?
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What companies use Caddy?
19 companies on StackShare use Caddy
What companies use Sanic?
5 companies on StackShare use Sanic
What companies use NGINX Unit?
13 companies on StackShare use NGINX Unit
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Sanic?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Sanic
What tools integrate with NGINX Unit?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with NGINX Unit

What are some alternatives to Caddy, Sanic, and NGINX Unit?

  • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
  • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
  • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
  • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

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