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Python web applications with gunicorn

posted May 12, 2018, 8:46 AM by Chris G   [ updated May 12, 2018, 8:46 AM ]
Python Libraries such as Flask are single-threaded. They work fine but will not allow your web app to scale. It is a good idea to run gunicorn in front of Flask:

Gunicorn 'Green Unicorn' is a Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX. It's a pre-fork worker model. The Gunicorn server is broadly compatible with various web frameworks, simply implemented, light on server resources, and fairly speedy.