Gunicorn - wsgi server


Gunicorn ‘Green Unicorn’ is a Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX. It’s 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.


  • Natively supports WSGI, Django, and Paster
  • Automatic worker process management
  • Simple Python configuration
  • Multiple worker configurations
  • Various server hooks for extensibility
  • Compatible with Python 2.x >= 2.6 or 3.x >= 3.1


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gunicorn source code is hosted on Github