Jetty 9.3 Celebrates 20th Anniversary, adds HTTP/2 Support

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Jun 19, 2015

On June 12, 2015, the Jetty Project released version 9.3 of their flagship open source embedded application server, that day being the 20th anniversary of the project's beginning. Features of the release include HTTP/2 server (and client) support, Java 8 as a minimum, more Java NIO integration and an overhauled scheduler. They also removed SPDY networking support and fixed over 400 bugs.


Jetty gets Speedy

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 20, 2012

The Jetty project recently announced that Jetty now has SPDY support. InfoQ caught up with Greg Wilkins and Simone Bordet to find out more about the protocol, and what advantages it may bring.


Restfuse 1.0.0 - A Library For Easy REST/HTTP Integration Tests

by Kostis Kapelonis Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 25, 2011

EclipseSource has released the first stable version for an open source JUnit extension that automates testing of REST/HTTP services supporting both synchronous and asynchronous calls.


Java's Baby Steps on Microsoft Azure Cloud

by Tim Cull Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 20, 2010

This month Microsoft architect David Chou will be speaking at JavaOne about his experience getting Java applications to run on the Microsoft Azure cloud offering. While the technology is still early days, Mr. Chou promises brighter days ahead.


Whither the GlassFish Gem? Alternatives for Deploying JRuby Web Applications

by Paul Blair Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 21, 2010

When Oracle released its GlassFish roadmap, a notable absence was the GlassFish gem. This gem-based server for Rails, Merb, and Sinatra applications has become a common deployment option for the JRuby platform and has been widely recommended to the JRuby community. The gem allows Rails users running in multithreaded mode to take advantage of the JVM by running multiple threads per server instance.


Jetty 7.0 released

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 08, 2009 1

The release of Jetty 7.0 was announced today and is available for download from its new home at as well as via the maven repository. This version represents an evolution of Jetty 6.0, and represents a significant reorganisation of the codebase as well as numerous performance improvements. In addition, the Continuation API is now portable across different servers.


Intalio acquires Webtide, makers of Jetty

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 02, 2009

Intalio, Inc., the Enterprise Cloud Company, announced the acquisition of Webtide, the team behind the Jetty open source Java application server. Jetty is currently used on millions of web servers, and powers products such as Cisco SESM, Google AppEngine, Google GWT, HP OpenView, IBM Tivoli NetView, Oracle WebLogic Business Connect, Sybase EAServer, and Yahoo! Zimbra.


Google Chose Jetty for App Engine

by Craig Wickesser Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 05, 2009

Google App Engine was initially using Apache Tomcat as their webserver/servlet container but eventually switched to Jetty.


Jetty at Eclipse

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 26, 2009 1

Jetty is in the process of moving to the Eclipse foundation. At EclipseCon 2009, Greg Wilkins gave an update of why it is moving, what impact it will have, and plans for the future.


Servlet 3.0 Public Review Sparks a Debate

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 21, 2008

JSR-315 has produced a Public Review (PR) of the Servlet 3.0 specification, accompanied by a reference implementation in the GlassFish trunk. This release has resulted in a debate around the choices that the Expert Group (EG) has taken for the next generation Servlet APIs and the whole of the Java EE 6 platform.


Comet: Sub-Second Latency with 10K+ Concurrent Users

by Alexander Olaru Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 29, 2008 2

Comet - technology that allows a sever to send over HTTP a message to the client when an event occurs, without the client having to explicitly request it - has been considered by some to scale poorly in the past. Recent tests using Cometd and Jetty as well as Lightstreamer production implementations prove the opposite.


Apache Geronimo 2.0: Certified Java EE 5 compatible

by Ryan Slobojan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 29, 2007 1

Apache Geronimo, an open-source Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application server, recently released version 2.0.1. InfoQ took the opportunity to learn more about Apache Geronimo and where it fits into the application server space.


Jetty 6: Rewritten for Continuations, NIO, Servlet 2.5

by Scott Delap Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 28, 2006 8

The Jetty 6 was released a couple of weeks ago and 6.0.1 a few days ago. The Jetty 6 code base is a complete rewrite adding such features as Continuations, NIO support, and 2.5 Servlet spec compliance. InfoQ caught up with Jetty lead Greg Wilkins to find out more details on the version 6 product.