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Apache Tomcat vs Wildfly: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Wildfly? A Java EE8 Application Server. It is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. It supports the latest standards for web development.

Apache Tomcat and Wildfly can be primarily classified as "Web Servers" tools.

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.

ebay, MIT, and Zillow are some of the popular companies that use Apache Tomcat, whereas Wildfly is used by Sweazer, STYLIGHT, and PouchNATION. Apache Tomcat has a broader approval, being mentioned in 566 company stacks & 432 developers stacks; compared to Wildfly, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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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 Wildfly?

It is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. It supports the latest standards for web development.
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      What are some alternatives to Apache Tomcat and Wildfly?
      JBoss
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      Flask
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      How developers use Apache Tomcat and Wildfly
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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

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      Cian Ó Cuinneagáin uses Apache TomcatApache Tomcat

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

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      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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