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Jetty provides a Web server and javax.servlet container, plus support for HTTP/2, WebSocket, OSGi, JMX, JNDI, JAAS and many other integrations. These components are open source and available for commercial use and distribution.

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.

The current recommended version for use is Jetty 9 which can be obtained here: Jetty Downloads. Also available are the latest maintenance releases of Jetty 8 and Jetty 7.

The Jetty project has been hosted at the Eclipse Foundation since 2009. Prior releases of Jetty have existed in part or completely under the Jetty project at the The Codehaus and Sourceforge before that. See the About page for more information about the history of Jetty.

FeaturesJetty Powered
  • Jetty Powered
  • Full-featured and standards-based
  • Open source and commercially usable
  • Flexible and extensible
  • Small footprint
  • Embeddable
  • Asynchronous
  • Enterprise scalable
  • Dual licensed under Apache and Eclipse
  • Large clusters, such as the Yahoo Hadoop Cluster
  • Cloud computing, such as the Google AppEngine
  • SaaS, such as Yahoo! Zimbra
  • Application Servers, such as Apache Geronimo
  • Frameworks, such as GWT
  • Tools, such as the Eclipse IDE
  • Devices, such as phones
  • More…​

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