[BangPypers] Friendfeed's web server framework open sourced

Dhananjay Nene dhananjay.nene at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 15:13:12 CEST 2009


http://www.apparatusproject.org/blog/2009/09/twisted-web-vs-tornado-performance-test/

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 6:27 PM, Anand Balachandran Pillai <
abpillai at gmail.com> wrote:

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> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 10:32 PM, Anand Chitipothu <anandology at gmail.com>wrote:
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>> 2009/9/11 Dhananjay Nene <dhananjay.nene at gmail.com>:
>> > I am curious about the objective .. to the best of my knowledge wsgi is
>> > essentially blocking (unless my understanding is incorrect), whereas
>> tornado
>> > is primarily non-blocking. So would you see any specific advantages of
>> > deploying a wsgi app with tornado ?
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>> yes. quite a lot. In a multi-threaded server, as your concurrency
>> increases thread context-switching overhead will become very high.
>> Since Tornado uses epoll + callbacks it can handle thousands of
>> requests.
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>> Performance Results for helloworld:
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>> tornado: 1414 req/sec
>> tornado + web.py: 802 req/sec
>> lighttpd + fastcgi + web.py: 354 req/sec
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>  Amazing... I wonder how this compares with twisted/nevow...
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>> Tests were run using: ab -n 1000 -c 25 'http://0.0.0.0:8080/'
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>> Anand
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