nginx vs. Gunicorn vs. Lwan

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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 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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Cons

What are the cons of using nginx?
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Companies

What companies use nginx?
9829 companies on StackShare use nginx
What companies use Gunicorn?
203 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
What companies use Lwan?
0 companies on StackShare use Lwan

Integrations

What tools integrate with nginx?
16 tools on StackShare integrate with nginx
What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn
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What are some alternatives to nginx, Gunicorn, and Lwan?

  • 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

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