Suitable software stacks for simple python web service
dieter at handshake.de
Thu Nov 22 07:37:26 CET 2012
Kev Dwyer <kevin.p.dwyer at gmail.com> writes:
> I have to build a simple web service which will:
> - receive queries from our other servers
> - forward the requests to a third party SOAP service
> - process the response from the third party
> - send the result back to the original requester
> From the point of view of the requester, this will happen within the scope
> of a single request.
> The data exchanged with the original requester will likely be encoded as
> JSON; the SOAP service will be handled by SUDS.
> The load is likely to be quite light, say a few requests per hour, though
> this may increase in the future.
> Given these requirements, what do you think might be a suitable software
> stack, i.e. webserver and web framework (if a web framework is even
>From your description (so far), you would not need a web framework
but could use any way to integrate Python scripts into a web server,
e.g. "mod_python", "cgi", "WSGI", ....
Check what ways your web server will suport.
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