Jetty vs Mongoose Web Server: What are the differences?
Developers describe Jetty as "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. On the other hand, Mongoose Web Server is detailed as "The most easy to use web server on the planet". Mongoose is built on top of Libmongoose embedded library, which can turn anything into a web server in 5 minutes worth of effort and few lines of code. Libmongoose is used to serve Web GUI on embedded devices, implement RESTful services, RPC frameworks (e.g. JSON-RPC), handle telemetry data exchange, and perform many other tasks in various different industries including aerospace, manufacturing, finance, research, automotive, gaming, IT.
Jetty and Mongoose Web Server can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.
Jetty and Mongoose Web Server are both open source tools. It seems that Mongoose Web Server with 5.51K GitHub stars and 1.61K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Jetty with 2.55K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks.