Thin is an EventMachine-based web server written in Ruby for running Rack-based web apps.


A unicorn is a magical weaponized HTTP server for Ruby.


Quality Example
Better choice

"Jruby support - unicorn s a better choice than thin but it doesn t support jruby"

from question "Thin vs Unicorn on Heroku"

Better performance

"In production it is much better to use a more sophisticated server like phusion passenger or unicorn since they have better performance than thin mongrel or webrick"

from question "How do you choose your HTTP server in Sinatra?"


"I m running unicorn which is about 40 faster than thin on celadon cedar"

from question "Rails Performance Tuning for Production?"

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