Webserver

Packages which serve up django applications as additions or alternatives to the standard mod_wsgi + apache, leaving out pure connectors like fastcgi/flup.

Features currently being evaluated

Feature Description
integrates with virtualenv
robustness How does it handle memory leaks in the application code, hung operations, etc.
C10K proof Performance measure can it handle a large number of simulatenous connections
pip or easy_install enabled is it a one step install with easy_install or pip?
pip install <package_name>
https Can serve https protocol by itself
standalone Acts as a standalone webserver for production use or requires use behind another
webserver such as Apache or Nginx
integrates with django manage.py commands is it possible to run the server as a management cmd---like the builtin
runserver cmd. Just add as an installed app to your project

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Package gunicorn uWSGI waitress
Package gunicorn uWSGI waitress
Description gunicorn 'Green Unicorn' is a
WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX,
fast clients and sleepy
applications.
uWSGI application server
container
Waitress - A WSGI server for
Python 2 and 3
Category Other Other Other
# Using This 111 31 2
Python 3?
Development Status Production/Stable Unknown Mature
Last updated Aug. 25, 2022, 8:19 a.m. Sept. 21, 2022, 10:46 a.m. July 31, 2022, 3:12 a.m.
Version 20.1.0 2.0.20 2.1.2
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Documentation
integrates with virtualenv  .
Use -H option to assign virtualenv directory.
robustness Super robust. Can use mode that automatically restarts hung application code
C10K proof
pip or easy_install enabled
https
standalone Not usually recommended. Use behind another webserver to avoid problem with slow clients. No. Acts as a connector like fastcgi to a webserver like nginx (which has support built-in on the 0.8.x branch). Integrates with nginx, apache, cherokee, lighthttp. For fast development, it does have a standalone webserver.
integrates with django manage.py commands
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