Jetty Web Server

Jetty is a Java-based HTTP/2 web server and servlet container. It is often used for embedding Jetty in other applications.

#What is Jetty?

Jetty is an open-source Java HTTP (web) server and Servlet container that is widely used for developing and deploying Java applications. It is lightweight, modular, and highly scalable, making it a popular choice for building web applications.

#Jetty Key Features

Most recognizable Jetty features include:

  • Easy to embed in applications
  • Support for multiple protocols, including HTTP/2, WebSocket, and SPDY
  • Flexible and extensible architecture with a rich set of APIs
  • High performance and low memory usage
  • Built-in security features, including SSL/TLS support
  • Comprehensive documentation and active community support

#Jetty Use-Cases

Some of the Jetty use-cases are:

  • Developing and deploying web applications and services
  • Building microservices and APIs
  • Providing a lightweight and scalable platform for big data applications
  • Serving as a front-end server for proxying requests to other servers
  • Supporting high-performance web and mobile applications
  • Enabling real-time communication through WebSocket and CometD protocols

#Jetty Summary

Jetty is a lightweight, scalable, and highly extensible web server and Servlet container that is widely used for building web applications and services in Java.

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