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Mongoose Web Server vs Puma: What are the differences?

What is Mongoose Web Server? The most easy to use web server on the planet. 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.

What is Puma? A Modern, Concurrent Web Server for Ruby. 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.

Mongoose Web Server and Puma can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

Mongoose Web Server and Puma are both open source tools. Puma with 5.78K GitHub stars and 987 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Mongoose Web Server with 5.51K GitHub stars and 1.61K GitHub forks.

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Pros of Mongoose Web Server
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    Light weight
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    Easy to configure
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    Web server
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    Convenient
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    Free
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    Easy
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    Multithreaded
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    Default Rails server
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    First-class support for WebSockets
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    Consumes less memory than Unicorn
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    Lightweight
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    Fast

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      Uses `select` (limited client count)

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    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.

    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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