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Gunicorn vs Lwan: 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 Lwan? Experimental, scalable, high performance HTTP server. In development for almost 3 years, Lwan was until now a personal research effort that focused mostly on building a solid infrastructure for a lightweight and speedy web server.

Gunicorn and Lwan can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

Gunicorn and Lwan are both open source tools. Gunicorn with 5.96K GitHub stars and 1.12K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Lwan with 5.01K GitHub stars and 524 GitHub forks.

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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 Lwan?

In development for almost 3 years, Lwan was until now a personal research effort that focused mostly on building a solid infrastructure for a lightweight and speedy web server.

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