gunicorn VS waitress

Compare gunicorn vs waitress and see what are their differences.

gunicorn

gunicorn 'Green Unicorn' is a WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX, fast clients and sleepy applications. (by benoitc)

waitress

Waitress - A WSGI server for Python 2 and 3 (by Pylons)
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gunicorn waitress
8 3
8,364 1,089
- 2.3%
6.1 7.8
17 days ago 28 days ago
Python Python
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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gunicorn

Posts with mentions or reviews of gunicorn. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-10.

waitress

Posts with mentions or reviews of waitress. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-07.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing gunicorn and waitress you can also consider the following projects:

Werkzeug - The comprehensive WSGI web application library.

bjoern - A screamingly fast Python 2/3 WSGI server written in C.

uwsgi - Official uWSGI docs, examples, tutorials, tips and tricks

meinheld - Meinheld is a high performance asynchronous WSGI Web Server (based on picoev)

Paste - Paste is in maintenance mode. Please consider other options.

netius - Readable, simple and fast asynchronous non-blocking network apps

fapws3 - Fast Asynchronous Python Web Server (based on libev)