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Apache Tomcat vs Websphere: What are the differences?

Apache Tomcat: An open source software implementation of the Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages technologies. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations; Websphere: Application and integration middleware. It is a highly scalable, secure and reliable Java EE runtime environment designed to host applications and microservices for any size organization. It supports the Java EE, Jakarta EE and MicroProfile standards-based programming models.

Apache Tomcat and Websphere belong to "Web Servers" category of the tech stack.

Apache Tomcat is an open source tool with 3.51K GitHub stars and 2.4K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache Tomcat's open source repository on GitHub.

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What is Apache Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.

What is Websphere?

It is a highly scalable, secure and reliable Java EE runtime environment designed to host applications and microservices for any size organization. It supports the Java EE, Jakarta EE and MicroProfile standards-based programming models.
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        What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat and Websphere?
        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.
        Microsoft IIS
        Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS's scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
        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.
        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.
        Flask
        Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
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        How developers use Apache Tomcat and Websphere
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        Promethean TV uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

        Apache Tomcat is part of the open source Ant Media Server platform that currently provides both LIVE and VOD video trans-coding and delivery features for the Promethean Platform.

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        Kingsley Victor uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

        I use Tomcat to run Java enterprise web apps. Used to test enterprise applications mostly written using the Spring framework

        Avatar of Cian Ó Cuinneagáin
        Cian Ó Cuinneagáin uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

        Use this as the application server running on our production and development environment. Hosted on AWS.

        Avatar of The Independent
        The Independent uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

        Tomcat provides a fantastic application container that runs the majority of services of the site.

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        simpleshow GmbH uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

        Apache Tomcat is being used as our application server for spring-based backend applications.

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