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Description

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.

What is Cowboy?

Cowboy aims to provide a complete HTTP stack in a small code base. It is optimized for low latency and low memory usage, in part because it uses binary strings. Cowboy provides routing capabilities, selectively dispatching requests to handlers written in Erlang.

What is Mongoose Web Server?

Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.

Pros

Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
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Why do developers choose Cowboy?
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Why do developers choose Mongoose Web Server?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Gunicorn?
No Cons submitted yet for Gunicorn
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What are the cons of using Cowboy?
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What are the cons of using Mongoose Web Server?
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Pricing

How much does Gunicorn cost?
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Companies

What companies use Gunicorn?
163 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
What companies use Cowboy?
8 companies on StackShare use Cowboy
What companies use Mongoose Web Server?
1 companies on StackShare use Mongoose Web Server

Integrations

What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn
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What are some alternatives to Gunicorn, Cowboy, and Mongoose Web Server?

  • 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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