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uWSGI vs Waitress: What are the differences?

What is uWSGI? uWSGI application server container. The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.

What is Waitress? *A production-quality pure-Python WSGI server *. 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.

uWSGI and Waitress belong to "Web Server Interface" category of the tech stack.

uWSGI and Waitress are both open source tools. uWSGI with 2.53K GitHub stars and 549 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Waitress with 605 GitHub stars and 91 GitHub forks.

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    What is uWSGI?

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

    What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to uWSGI and Waitress?
    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.
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    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.
    Owin
    It is a standard for an interface between .NET Web applications and Web servers. It is a community-owned open-source project.
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