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Description

What is nginx?

nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose nginx?
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    Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
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    Why do developers choose Jetty?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using nginx?
    No Cons submitted yet for nginx
    Downsides of nginx?

    What are the cons of using Gunicorn?
    No Cons submitted yet for Gunicorn
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    What are the cons of using Jetty?
    No Cons submitted yet for Jetty
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    Companies

    What companies use nginx?
    8060 companies on StackShare use nginx
    What companies use Gunicorn?
    162 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
    What companies use Jetty?
    56 companies on StackShare use Jetty

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with nginx?
    15 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
    What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to nginx, Gunicorn, and Jetty?

    • 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
    • Passenger - A fast and robust web server and application server for Ruby, Python and Node.js

    See all alternatives to nginx

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