Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Gunicorn
Gunicorn

643
320
+ 1
62
Lwan
Lwan

1
3
+ 1
4
Add tool

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.

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.
Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
Why do developers choose Lwan?

Sign up to add, upvote and see more prosMake informed product decisions

    Be the first to leave a con
      Be the first to leave a con
      What companies use Gunicorn?
      What companies use Lwan?
        No companies found

        Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

        What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
        What tools integrate with Lwan?
          No integrations found
          What are some alternatives to Gunicorn and Lwan?
          uWSGI
          The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.
          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.
          Apache HTTP Server
          The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
          Microsoft IIS
          Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
          Apache Tomcat
          Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
          See all alternatives
          Decisions about Gunicorn and Lwan
          No stack decisions found
          Interest over time
          Reviews of Gunicorn and Lwan
          No reviews found
          How developers use Gunicorn and Lwan
          Avatar of Banyan
          Banyan uses GunicornGunicorn

          Gunicorn is WSGI container that we used to run our Tornado code as it supports Asynchronous operations on tornado.

          Avatar of MiW CryptAnalytics
          MiW CryptAnalytics uses GunicornGunicorn

          Gunicorn runs as the HTTP application server. Serves the django application in WSGI mode.

          Avatar of TOMIS
          TOMIS uses GunicornGunicorn

          uWSGI server that is easy to configure with Nginx and Django

          Avatar of Val Neekman
          Val Neekman uses GunicornGunicorn

          Gunicorn is used as the backend webserver

          Avatar of Alec Cunningham
          Alec Cunningham uses GunicornGunicorn

          Runs my Django based API through nginx.

          How much does Gunicorn cost?
          How much does Lwan cost?
          Pricing unavailable
          Pricing unavailable
          News about Gunicorn
          More news
          News about Lwan
          More news