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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.
Waitress is a tool in the Web Server Interface category of a tech stack.
Waitress is an open source tool with 610 GitHub stars and 92 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Waitress's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Waitress?

Companies

Developers

Waitress Integrations

Why developers like Waitress?

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Waitress's Features

  • Production-quality WSGI server
  • Dont hang a thread up trying to send data to slow clients
  • Use self.logger to log socket errors instead of self.log_info (normalize)
  • Remove pointless handle_error method from channel
  • Queue requests instead of tasks in a channel

Waitress Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Waitress?
uWSGI
The uWSGI project aims at developing a full stack for building hosting services.
Xen Orchestra
It provides a web based UI for the management of XenServer installations without requiring any agent or extra software on your hosts nor VMs.

Waitress's Stats

Waitress's Followers
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