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Gunicorn vs Jetty: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Jetty? An open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container. Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.

Gunicorn and Jetty can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.

"Python" is the primary reason why developers consider Gunicorn over the competitors, whereas "Lightweight" was stated as the key factor in picking Jetty.

Gunicorn and Jetty are both open source tools. Gunicorn with 5.96K GitHub stars and 1.12K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Jetty with 2.55K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Gunicorn has a broader approval, being mentioned in 184 company stacks & 51 developers stacks; compared to Jetty, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.

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    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 Jetty?

    Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.

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    Waitress
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