Gunicorn vs. Lwan vs. Passenger

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Description

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.

What is Passenger?

Phusion Passenger is a web server and application server, designed to be fast, robust and lightweight. It takes a lot of complexity out of deploying web apps, adds powerful enterprise-grade features that are useful in production, and makes administration much easier and less complex.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
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Why do developers choose Lwan?
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Why do developers choose Passenger?
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    Cons

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

    What are the cons of using Lwan?
    No Cons submitted yet for Lwan
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    What are the cons of using Passenger?
    No Cons submitted yet for Passenger
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    Companies

    What companies use Gunicorn?
    165 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
    What companies use Lwan?
    0 companies on StackShare use Lwan
    What companies use Passenger?
    370 companies on StackShare use Passenger

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Passenger?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger

    What are some alternatives to Gunicorn, Lwan, and Passenger?

    • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
    • 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

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