Jetty Server

Eclipse Jetty is an open source Java-based HTTP (web) server, which provides the latest Java Servlet API, HTTP/2 protocol, WebSocket support and more. Jetty is widely used within various projects and products (both in development and production) due to the following features:

  • open source and commercially usable
  • flexible and extensible
  • asynchronous
  • small footprint
  • enterprise scalable

To get an Eclipse Jetty application server at CirrusGrid PaaS, you need to:

1. Access your CirrusGrid account and click New Environment button at the top.

2. Within the opened topology wizard, switch to the Java tab and pick Jetty as your application servers:

topology wizard eclipse jetty server

Adjust other settings up to your needs (e.g. vertical and horizontal scaling or Public IPs) and click Create.

3. Once the environment is created, you can click the Open in Browser button next to it.

jetty server open in browser button

A Jetty server home page will be opened in a new browser page:

jetty application server home page

As you can see the Eclipse Jetty server is up and running, so you can proceed to the application deployment.

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