Fwd: Twisted vs. CherryPy vs. ??? for light-weight web servers

Michael Mabin d3vvnull at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 22:34:37 CEST 2008


I just want to be able to write simple scripts to serve xml data and don't
want the headache of administrating an apache server.  I want to collect
some data from some of our production servers and share them with a
sharepoint website.

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Jean-Paul Calderone <exarkun at divmod.com>wrote:

> On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 21:22:08 -0500, Michael Mabin <d3vvnull at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Is there any consensus on what the best lightweight web-server is?  Or
>> rather would Twisted be a better choice to choose as a framework that
>> allows
>> me to serve html or xml data for light webservices. Or is CherryPy just as
>> good?
>>
>>
> You haven't described the problem you want to solve in very much detail.  I
> can't tell, for example, why I shouldn't recommend that you use Apache
> instead
> of CherryPy or Twisted or anything else.  Apache has a huge user community,
> lots of documentation, and lots of developers fixing its bugs and making it
> work well.  What are you trying to do that would make Apache a bad choice?
>
> Jean-Paul
>
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