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Undertow vs Wildfly: What are the differences?

Undertow: A flexible performant web server written in java. It is a flexible performant web server written in java, providing both blocking and non-blocking API’s based on NIO. It has a composition based architecture that allows you to build a web server by combining small single purpose handlers. The gives you the flexibility to choose between a full Java EE servlet 4.0 container, or a low level non-blocking handler, to anything in between; 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.

Undertow and Wildfly can be categorized as "Web Servers" tools.

Sweazer, Liferay, and STYLIGHT are some of the popular companies that use Wildfly, whereas Undertow is used by CurrencyFair, Notify-e, and Kreomi. Wildfly has a broader approval, being mentioned in 21 company stacks & 22 developers stacks; compared to Undertow, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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    What is Undertow?

    It is a flexible performant web server written in java, providing both blocking and non-blocking API’s based on NIO. It has a composition based architecture that allows you to build a web server by combining small single purpose handlers. The gives you the flexibility to choose between a full Java EE servlet 4.0 container, or a low level non-blocking handler, to anything in between.

    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 Undertow and Wildfly?
    Apache Tomcat
    Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations.
    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.
    Grizzly
    Writing scalable server applications in the Java™ programming language has always been difficult. Before its advent, thread management issues made it impossible for a server to scale to thousands of users. This framework has been designed to help developers to take advantage of the Java™ NIO API.
    Netty
    Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
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