Cherokee vs Jetty: What are the differences?
What is Cherokee? High-performance web server. Cherokee is highly efficient, extremely lightweight and provides rock solid stability. Among its many features there is one that deserves special credit: a user friendly interface called cherokee-admin that is provided for a no-hassle configuration of every single feature of the server.
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.
Cherokee and Jetty can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.
"The logo is cute" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Cherokee, while over 12 developers mention "Lightweight" as the leading cause for choosing Jetty.
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.