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A multi-core Python HTTP server (much) faster than Go (spoiler: Cython)

A multi-core Python HTTP server that is about 40% to 110% faster than Go can be built by relying on the Cython language and LWAN C library. A proof of concept validates the possibility of high performance system programming in the Cython language.
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Python multi-core benchmark in uvloop context

The existence of cython combined with a clean concurrency model based on technologies such as gevent and pygolang could change the situation if both can be tightly integrated into cython's static cdef code rather than scattered as it is today.
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