standalone python web server

Roy Smith roy at
Thu Feb 9 05:31:55 CET 2012

In article <mailman.5563.1328760741.27778.python-list at>,
 Rodrick Brown <rodrick.brown at> wrote:

> On Feb 8, 2012, at 11:01 PM, Rita <rmorgan466 at> wrote:
> > I am building a small intranet website and I would like to use Python. I 
> > was wondering if there was a easy and medium performance python based web 
> > server available. I would like to run it on port :8080 since I wont have 
> > root access also I prefer something easy to deploy meaning I would like to 
> > move the server from one physical host to another without too much fuss. 
> > 
> > Currently, I am using flask (development server) and everything is ok but 
> > the performance is really bad.
> > 
> Checkout TwistedWeb it's an HTTP server that can be used as a library or 
> standalone server.
> $ twistd web --path . --port 8080

Another one to look at is gunicorn.

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