Jetty vs. Mongoose Web Server vs. Unicorn

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Description

What is Jetty?

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.

What is Mongoose Web Server?

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.

What is Unicorn?

Unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels. Slow clients should only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of fully buffering both the the request and response in between Unicorn and slow clients.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Jetty?
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Why do developers choose Mongoose Web Server?
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Why do developers choose Unicorn?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Jetty?
No Cons submitted yet for Jetty
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What are the cons of using Mongoose Web Server?
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What are the cons of using Unicorn?
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Companies

What companies use Jetty?
57 companies on StackShare use Jetty
What companies use Mongoose Web Server?
1 companies on StackShare use Mongoose Web Server
What companies use Unicorn?
178 companies on StackShare use Unicorn

What are some alternatives to Jetty, Mongoose Web Server, and Unicorn?

  • nginx - A high performance free open source web server powering busiest sites on the Internet.
  • Apache HTTP Server - Apache httpd has been the most popular web server on the Internet since April 1996
  • Microsoft IIS - Internet Information Services is a web server for Microsoft Windows
  • Apache Tomcat - An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies

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