[Twisted-Python] twisted.web in 60 seconds...why aren't these on the frontpage of TM.com?

exarkun at twistedmatrix.com exarkun at twistedmatrix.com
Wed Apr 21 22:43:18 EDT 2010

On 12:53 am, jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com wrote:
>I guess I am. :)

And thanks for doing so!  I'm really looking forward to the results.
>2.) Tornado's performance from the the benchmarks I've read is only
>between 15% and 30% better than twisted.web.

This is totally a tangent, and I hope no one feels the need to extend 
this part of this thread any further (unless it's with statistics), and 
I know the point wasn't to start a conversation about the relative 
performance of these two web servers, but I still have to comment.  The 
benchmarks I've seen of Tornado's performance are ambiguous at best, 
misleading at worst.  It's not a good idea to draw any conclusions from 


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