FastCGI or Upstream proxy for python?

Phillip B Oldham phill at
Wed Oct 8 12:44:14 MSD 2008

Nothing yet - was going to either use Paste/WebOb or; looking for 
benchmarks for the smaller frameworks. However, I'm not adverse to using 
something a little different if its preferable for nginx. I understand 
sockets are faster than TCP, but is fastcgi better than upstream?

Sean Allen wrote:
> do you have an upstream server such as cherrypy already setup?
> if yes, that is going to be your fastest route.
> On Oct 7, 2008, at 11:03 AM, Phillip B Oldham wrote:
>> Which would be fastest/preferable to connect nginx to python? FastCGI 
>> (using Flup or similar) or the upstream module proxying to an http 
>> server such as cherrypy?
>> <phill.vcf>


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