nginx vs. Gunicorn vs. Mongoose Web Server

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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 Mongoose Web Server?

Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.

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    Companies

    What companies use nginx?
    7984 companies on StackShare use nginx
    What companies use Gunicorn?
    163 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
    What companies use Mongoose Web Server?
    1 companies on StackShare use Mongoose Web Server

    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
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    What are some alternatives to nginx, Gunicorn, and Mongoose Web Server?

    • 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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