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
- 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:
3. Once the environment is created, you can click the Open in Browser button next to it.
A Jetty server home page will be opened in a new browser page:
As you can see the Eclipse Jetty server is up and running, so you can proceed to the application deployment.