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

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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 resource usage, and fairly speedy.

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Gunicorn requires Python 3.x >= 3.5.

Install from PyPI::

$ pip install gunicorn


Basic usage::

$ gunicorn [OPTIONS] APP\_MODULE



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. The module name can be a full dotted path. The variable name refers to a WSGI callable that should be found in the specified module.

Example with test app::

$ cd examples $ gunicorn --workers=2 test:app



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Gunicorn is released under the MIT License. See the LICENSE_ file for more details.

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