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GlassFish

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?

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

Developers
43 developers on StackShare have stated that they use GlassFish.

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Why developers like GlassFish?

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Public Decisions about GlassFish

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose GlassFish in their tech stack.

markdaly
markdaly
COO at Analytical Informatics | 1 upvotes 1.5K views

J2EE application server to handle JDBC connection pooling, shared SDK, JDNI resources, etc. and host our JVM-based web applications (primarily Rails via JRuby). 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.
Wildfly
It is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. It supports the latest standards for web development.
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.
Payara
It Server is a drop in replacement for GlassFish Server Open Source Edition with quarterly releases containing enhancements, bug fixes and patches.
nginx
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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GlassFish's Followers
52 developers follow GlassFish to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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