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Xen Orchestra vs Waitress: What are the differences?

Developers describe Xen Orchestra as "The Web Interface for XenServer". It provides a web based UI for the management of XenServer installations without requiring any agent or extra software on your hosts nor VMs. On the other hand, Waitress is detailed as "*A production-quality pure-Python WSGI server *". It is meant to be a production-quality pure-Python WSGI server with very acceptable performance. It has no dependencies except ones which live in the Python standard library. It runs on CPython on Unix and Windows under Python 2.7+ and Python 3.4+. It is also known to run on PyPy 1.6.0 on UNIX.

Xen Orchestra and Waitress can be primarily classified as "Web Server Interface" tools.

Some of the features offered by Xen Orchestra are:

  • Xen management
  • Easy-to-use
  • Fast

On the other hand, Waitress provides the following key features:

  • Production-quality WSGI server
  • Dont hang a thread up trying to send data to slow clients
  • Use self.logger to log socket errors instead of self.log_info (normalize)

Xen Orchestra and Waitress are both open source tools. Waitress with 610 GitHub stars and 92 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Xen Orchestra with 233 GitHub stars and 89 GitHub forks.

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What is Waitress?

It is meant to be a production-quality pure-Python WSGI server with very acceptable performance. It has no dependencies except ones which live in the Python standard library. It runs on CPython on Unix and Windows under Python 2.7+ and Python 3.4+. It is also known to run on PyPy 1.6.0 on UNIX.

What is Xen Orchestra?

It provides a web based UI for the management of XenServer installations without requiring any agent or extra software on your hosts nor VMs.

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