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Tornado
TornadoWebServerLogo.png
Original author(s)FriendFeed
Developer(s)Ben Darnell, Meta, Bret Taylor
Initial release2009; 13 years ago (2009)
Stable release
6.1.0[1] Edit this on Wikidata / 30 October 2020; 19 months ago (30 October 2020)
RepositoryTornado Repository
Written inPython
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inEnglish
TypeWeb server
LicenseApache licence 2.0
Websitewww.tornadoweb.org Edit this on Wikidata

Tornado is a scalable, non-blocking web server and web application framework written in Python.[2] It was developed for use by FriendFeed; the company was acquired by Facebook in 2009 and Tornado was open-sourced soon after.[3]

Performance

Tornado is noted for its high performance. Its design enables handling a large number of concurrent connections (i.e., tries to solve the "C10k problem").

Modules

See also

References

  1. ^ "Release 6.1.0". 30 October 2020. Retrieved 17 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Home - tornado - GitHub". GitHub. Retrieved 2009-09-10.
  3. ^ "Facebook open-sources real-time FriendFeed facet". CNet. Retrieved 2009-09-10.