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webrick vs puma: What are the differences?
Developers describe webrick as "WEBrick is an HTTP server toolkit that can be configured as an HTTPS server". WEBrick is an HTTP server toolkit that can be configured as an HTTPS server, a proxy server, and a virtual-host server. On the other hand, puma is detailed as "Puma is a simple, fast, threaded, and highly concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby/Rack applications". Puma is a simple, fast, threaded, and highly concurrent HTTP 1.1 server for Ruby/Rack applications. Puma is intended for use in both development and production environments. It's great for highly concurrent Ruby implementations such as Rubinius and JRuby as well as as providing process worker support to support CRuby well.
webrick and puma belong to "RubyGems Packages" category of the tech stack.
webrick and puma are both open source tools. puma with 6.74K GitHub stars and 1.24K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than webrick with 16 GitHub stars and 2 GitHub forks.
- Dependent Packages Counts - 425
- Dependent Packages Counts - 71
- Puma vulnerable to HTTP Request SmugglingCritical
- Puma used with Rails may lead to Information ExposureHigh
- Puma's Keepalive Connections Causing Denial Of ServiceHigh
- WEBRick vulnerable to HTTP Request/Response SmugglingHigh
- Moderate severity vulnerability that affects webrickModerate