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Gunicorn vs uWSGI: What are the differences?

Gunicorn: A Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX. 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; uWSGI: uWSGI application server container. The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.

Gunicorn and uWSGI are primarily classified as "Web Servers" and "Web Server Interface" tools respectively.

Gunicorn and uWSGI are both open source tools. Gunicorn with 5.96K GitHub stars and 1.12K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than uWSGI with 2.5K GitHub stars and 541 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Gunicorn has a broader approval, being mentioned in 184 company stacks & 51 developers stacks; compared to uWSGI, which is listed in 37 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.

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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 uWSGI?

The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.

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What are some alternatives to Gunicorn and uWSGI?
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.
Flask
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Waitress
It is meant to be a production-quality pure-Python WSGI server with very acceptable performance. It has no dependencies except ones which live in the Python standard library. It runs on CPython on Unix and Windows under Python 2.7+ and Python 3.4+. It is also known to run on PyPy 1.6.0 on UNIX.
gevent
It is a coroutine -based Python networking library that uses greenlet to provide a high-level synchronous API on top of the libev or libuv event loop.
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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