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The Open Source Java EE Reference Implementation
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What is GlassFish?

An Application Server means, It can manage Java EE applications You should use GlassFish for Java EE enterprise applications. The need for a seperate Web server is mostly needed in a production environment.
GlassFish is a tool in the Web Servers category of a tech stack.

Who uses GlassFish?

17 companies reportedly use GlassFish in their tech stacks, including GameDuell, ConnectedMobility, and Kanteronstack.

73 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GlassFish.

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GlassFish Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to GlassFish?
Apache Tomcat
Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
It is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. It supports the latest standards for web development.
An application platform for hosting your apps that provides an innovative modular, cloud-ready architecture, powerful management and automation, and world class developer productivity.
It Server is a drop in replacement for GlassFish Server Open Source Edition with quarterly releases containing enhancements, bug fixes and patches.
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
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