NGINX Unit vs Nodal.js vs Passenger

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NGINX Unit

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    Python
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    Golang
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    Multilang
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    Node.js
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    PHP
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    Ruby
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      Nginx integration
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      Great for rails
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      Fast web server
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      Free
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      Lightweight
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      Scalable
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      Rolling restarts
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      Multithreading
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      Out-of-process architecture
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      Low-bandwidth
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      Virtually infinitely scalable
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      Deployment error resistance
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      Mass deployment
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      High-latency
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      Many of its good features are only enterprise level
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      Apache integration
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      Secure
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      Asynchronous I/O
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      Multiple programming language support

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          Cost (some features require paid/pro)

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        What is NGINX Unit?

        NGINX Unit is a dynamic web application server, designed to run applications in multiple languages. Unit is lightweight, polyglot, and dynamically configured via API. The design of the server allows reconfiguration of specific application parameters as needed by the engineering or operations.

        What is Nodal.js?

        Nodal is a web server for Node.js that was built with the sole purpose of making the developer's life easier.Boasting its own opinionated, explicit, idiomatic and highly-extensible full-service framework, Nodal takes care of all of the hard decisions for you and your team. This allows you to focus on creating an effective product in a short timespan while minimizing technical debt.

        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.

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        What are some alternatives to NGINX Unit, Nodal.js, and Passenger?
        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.
        Docker
        The Docker Platform is the industry-leading container platform for continuous, high-velocity innovation, enabling organizations to seamlessly build and share any application — from legacy to what comes next — and securely run them anywhere
        uWSGI
        The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.
        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.
        PHP-FPM
        It is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. It includes Adaptive process spawning, Advanced process management with graceful stop/start, Emergency restart in case of accidental opcode cache destruction etc.
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