Gunicorn (‘Green Unicorn’) is a pure-Python WSGI server for UNIX. It has no
dependencies and can be installed using
Install gunicorn by running
python -m pip install gunicorn. For more
details, see the gunicorn documentation.
When Gunicorn is installed, a
gunicorn command is available which starts
the Gunicorn server process. The simplest invocation of gunicorn is to pass the
location of a module containing a WSGI application object named
application, which for a typical Django project would look like:
This will start one process running one thread listening on
It requires that your project be on the Python path; the simplest way to ensure
that is to run this command from the same directory as your
See Gunicorn’s deployment documentation for additional tips.