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JBoss vs Jetty: What are the differences?

What is JBoss? An open-source Java EE-based application server. An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.

What is Jetty? An open-source project providing an HTTP server, HTTP client, and javax.servlet container. Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.

JBoss and Jetty belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

Jetty is an open source tool with 2.55K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jetty's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Jetty has a broader approval, being mentioned in 58 company stacks & 16 developers stacks; compared to JBoss, which is listed in 14 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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      What is JBoss?

      An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.

      What is Jetty?

      Jetty is used in a wide variety of projects and products, both in development and production. Jetty can be easily embedded in devices, tools, frameworks, application servers, and clusters. See the Jetty Powered page for more uses of Jetty.

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