Projects / Jetty


Jetty is an Open Source HTTP Servlet Server written in Java. It is a full featured HTTP/1.1 server and a Servlet container. It is designed to be small, fast, embeddable and extensible. It supports HTTP/1.1, servlets 2.3, and JSP 1.2.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  05 Feb 2003 10:18

    Release Notes: This release upgrades the JSSE libraries to fix a security vulnerability found in the reference implementation of SSL. SSL users are advised to upgrade to this release or update their SSL jars from JSSE 1.0.3_01.

    •  23 Jan 2003 03:06

      Release Notes: This release fixes the pathParam bug for ;jsessionid, doesn't process conditional headers and ranges for includes, adds Log4jSink in the contrib directory, and fixes the requestedSessionId null bug,

      •  22 Mar 2002 15:22

        Release Notes: Support for the 2.3 servlet spec, improved HTTP/1.1 handling, further improvements in scalability with deployments tested on J2ME platforms to enterprise servers, J2EE support via increased integration with JBoss, and Jetty4 is the default server of JBoss3.

        •  18 Mar 2002 10:57

          Release Notes: This version fixes an important security problem with authentication constraints.

          •  11 Dec 2001 14:38

            Release Notes: This development release is the first publicized release for the 2.3 servlet specification and 1.2 JSP engine. The Jetty4 package has been significantly restructured for clarity and flexibility.

            Recent comments

            15 Apr 2000 06:16 gregwilkins

            Jetty Performance - fatest servlet engine
            In a recent review by iX magazine, Jetty2 was found to be
            the fastest servlet engine tested :
            ServletExec 2.2 (with Apache 1.3.9)
            Jetty 2.2.4
            Java Webserver 2.0
            Jserv 1.0 (with Apache 1.3.6)
            Jigsaw 2.0.3
            JRun Pro 2.3.2 (with Apache 1.3.6)

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