Payara® Server

Robust. Reliable. Supported.

Payara Server is an open source middleware platform that supports reliable and secure deployments of Java EE(Jakarta EE) applications in any environment: on premise, in the cloud or hybrid.

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Three Simple Reasons to Choose Payara Server

High-Quality Support

  • 24×7 and 10×5 support levels
  • Web, e-mail, telephone & screen sharing
  • 10-year support lifecycle
  • OpenJDK support included

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  • Cloud-native architecture
  • Support for Microsoft Azure™, Amazon AWS™, Google Cloud Platform™
  • Compatible with Eclipse MicroProfile™,
  • Container-friendly, including Docker® & Kubernetes®
  • Integrated Data Grid

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Always Open Source

  • No licensing fees
  • Derived from GlassFish Server Open Source Edition
  • Public open source development
  • GitHub: raise bugs, submit feature suggestions & feedback
  • Focusing on community development & encouraging users’ involvement

GlassFish vs. Payara Server

Payara Micro – Small. Simple. Serious.

Payara Micro, compatible with Eclipse MicroProfile, is perfect for microservice and cloud environments. This microservices-ready version of Payara Server enables you to run war files from the command line without any application server installation. It is small, less than 70MB in size, and incredibly simple to use. With its automatic and elastic clustering, Payara Micro is designed for running Java EE applications in a modern virtualized infrastructure.

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We Are Proud to Provide the Best Quality Support Services to Our Customers

“I’m very satisfied with the speediness and quality of replies from the Payara’s Support Team.

The quality of support combined with good application server performance gave us the confidence to expand our Payara Server usage in the future.”

-Jan Nilsson

“The Payara Developer Support service has been relevant to us not only in terms of sorting out issues but it has also contributed to expand our knowledge about the server.

The Support Team replies are speedy and the Payara Engineers are always happy to go the extra mile to clarify a query.”

-Amador Criado

You’re in Good Company

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Shaping the Future of the Industry

As Strategic Members of the Eclipse Foundation, the Payara team is dedicated to helping shape the future of open source. Our involvement allows us to support the sustainability of the community, participate in marketing programs, and have direct access to the governance of both the Jakarta EE Working Group and the Eclipse Foundation. As active committers to the Eclipse MicroProfile initiative we are also contributing to optimizing Enterprise Java for microservices architectures to help enterprises make their journey into the cloud, working closely with customers to shape Jakarta EE to meet their future needs.

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