Tornado (web server)

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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.wikipedia
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FriendFeed

It was developed for use by FriendFeed; the company was acquired by Facebook in 2009 and Tornado was open-sourced soon after.
Friendfeed was built on top of Tornado.

Python (programming language)

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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.
Web frameworks like Django, Pylons, Pyramid, TurboGears, web2py, Tornado, Flask, Bottle and Zope support developers in the design and maintenance of complex applications.

Bret Taylor

Taylor also co-wrote and maintains Tornado web server.

Ben Darnell

During his time at Brizzly, Darnell took over Tornado, an open source real-time web framework based on FriendFeed.

Asynchronous I/O

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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.

Web server

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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.

Web framework

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Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.

Facebook

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It was developed for use by FriendFeed; the company was acquired by Facebook in 2009 and Tornado was open-sourced soon after.

Open-source software

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It was developed for use by FriendFeed; the company was acquired by Facebook in 2009 and Tornado was open-sourced soon after.

C10k problem

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It tries to solve the C10k problem affecting other servers.

MongoDB

An asynchronous MongoDB driver called Motor.

Apache CouchDB

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CouchDB drivers called corduroy and trombi.

PostgreSQL

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Asynchronous driver for PostgreSQL wrapping psycopg called Momoko

Comparison of web server software

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Comparison of web server software

Cross-platform software

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Cloudike

Cloudike is based on a set of programmatic interfaces (APIs) written in Python; it uses Python frameworks Django and Tornado to create REST API, message broker software RabbitMQ, and MongoDB.

List of Python software

Tornado, a lightweight non-blocking server and framework

HTTP compression

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Applications based on Tornado, if "compress_response" is set to True in the application settings (for versions prior to 4.0, set "gzip" to True)