Passenger vs. Gunicorn



  • 2
  • 33
  • 3.39K
  • 6
  • 57
  • 2.41K

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.

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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose Passenger?
Why do you like Passenger?

Why do developers choose Gunicorn?
Why do you like Gunicorn?

What are the cons of using Passenger?
Downsides of Passenger?

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

What companies use Passenger?
417 companies on StackShare use Passenger
What companies use Gunicorn?
216 companies on StackShare use Gunicorn
What tools integrate with Passenger?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Passenger
What tools integrate with Gunicorn?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gunicorn

What are some alternatives to Passenger and Gunicorn?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Passenger



Interest Over Time