Gunicorn vs Pow vs Puma

Gunicorn
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Pow
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Puma
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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 Pow?

Pow is a zero-configuration Rack server for Mac OS X. It makes developing Rails and Rack applications as frictionless as possible. You can install it in ten seconds and have your first app up and running in under a minute. No mucking around with /etc/hosts, no compiling Apache modules, no editing configuration files or installing preference panes. And running multiple apps with multiple versions of Ruby is trivial.

What is Puma?

Unlike other Ruby Webservers, Puma was built for speed and parallelism. Puma is a small library that provides a very fast and concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby web applications.

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        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.
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        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.
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        Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
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            Avatar of Karma
            Karma uses PowPow

            Pow is what we use for development on our local machines. It's easy to setup, and easy to maintain since it also eliminates the need for maintaining a /etc/hosts file.

            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.

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            Oded Arbel uses PumaPuma

            Server for Rails-powered API

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            Satoru Ishikawa uses PumaPuma

            Heroku で動かすWebサーバー

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            Jamie Yun uses PumaPuma

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