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Unicorn

Unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections.

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  1. Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows

  2. An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

  3. LiteSpeed Web Server (LSWS) is a high-performance Apache drop-in replacement.

  4. Phusion Passenger is a multi-language (Ruby, Python, Node) web & app server which can integrate into Apache and Nginx

  5. Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996

  6. Static web hosting made simple

  7. Jetty is a highly scalable modular servlet engine and http server that natively supports many modern protocols like SPDY and WebSockets.

  8. Turning Nginx into a Full-fledged Web App Server

  9. MAMP is the abbreviation for Macintosh, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. It is a reliable application with its four components that allows you to access the local PHP server as well as the database server (SQL).

  10. XAMPP is a free and open-source cross-platform web server that is primarily used when locally developing web applications.

  11. WildFly is a flexible, lightweight application server.

  12. Gunicorn is a Python WSGI HTTP Server for UNIX.

  13. A secure, fast, compliant, and very flexible web-server that has been optimized for high-performance environments

Unicorn Reviews

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Unicorn vs. Puma vs. Passenger: which app server is right for you?
Puma and Passenger are equipped to handle slow clients. Unicorn cannot help with slow clients by itself: requests go directly to a worker process. Unicorn doesn't hide this. The Unicorn docs clearly state: "You should not allow unicorn to serve clients outside of your local network". However, you can get around by using Nginx...
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Categories: Web And Application Servers, Application Server, Ruby Application Server