Jetty vs Microsoft IIS: What are the differences?
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; Microsoft IIS: A web server for Microsoft Windows. Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
Jetty and Microsoft IIS can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.
"Lightweight" is the primary reason why developers consider Jetty over the competitors, whereas "Great with .net" was stated as the key factor in picking Microsoft IIS.
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, Microsoft IIS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1498 company stacks & 312 developers stacks; compared to Jetty, which is listed in 58 company stacks and 16 developer stacks.
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