Re: Suitable software stacks for simple python web service

Discussion in 'Python' started by Dieter Maurer, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Kev Dwyer <> writes:

    > I have to build a simple web service which will:
    >
    > - receive queries from our other servers
    > - forward the requests to a third party SOAP service
    > - process the response from the third party
    > - send the result back to the original requester
    >
    > From the point of view of the requester, this will happen within the scope
    > of a single request.
    >
    > The data exchanged with the original requester will likely be encoded as
    > JSON; the SOAP service will be handled by SUDS.
    >
    > The load is likely to be quite light, say a few requests per hour, though
    > this may increase in the future.
    >
    > Given these requirements, what do you think might be a suitable software
    > stack, i.e. webserver and web framework (if a web framework is even
    > necessary)?


    >From your description (so far), you would not need a web framework

    but could use any way to integrate Python scripts into a web server,
    e.g. "mod_python", "cgi", "WSGI", ....
    Check what ways your web server will suport.
    Dieter Maurer, Nov 22, 2012
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