Getting Started with Payara Micro

Create and Deploy a Hello World Application with Payara Micro

Introduction to Payara Micro

Watch “Getting Started with Payara Micro Introduction” and see what you’ll learn in this short video series for developers using Payara Micro for the first time.

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Installing Payara Micro Software

Learn how to install the tools and software required to create a Hello World application and deploy it in Payara Micro.

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Write and Deploy a Hello World App on Payara Micro

Learn how to create and deploy a hello world application on Payara Micro in this tutorial video.

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Payara Micro Getting Started Guide

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Compatible with Jakarta Web Profile, Payara Micro is the microservices-ready version of Payara Server. You can run WAR files from the command line without any application server installation. Automatic and elastic clustering makes Payara Micro the open source platform of choice for running Jakarta EE (Java EE) applications in a modern virtualized infrastructure. Payara Micro also comes with a Java API to embed and launch from your own Java applications. Using Payara Micro for the first time? We’ve put together this “Getting Started Guide” to help you with everything you need to successfully install and put Payara Micro to work for you, taking you to the point when you are deploying your application.


Use Payara Micro with MicroProfile Starter

Generate MicroProfile Maven Project with Examples

If you’d like to take a short cut and get an example project you can later extend, use the convenient MicroProfile Starter tool. Select Payara Micro from the MicroProfile runtime box,  choose your Java version and examples for specifications. Click download to generate a Maven project with examples and you’ll receive a project you can immediately run on Payara Micro.

MicroProfile Starter

From the Tech Blog

Payara Micro Articles

  • Payara Micro: Here's How to Boost Speed and Efficiency 15 Jul 2024

    Payara Micro is designed from the ground-up to be nimble for lightweight, fast deployments. As such, it is ideal for microservices and cloud environments. However, there may be instances where you may want to squeeze every bit of performance out of it. In such cases, the minimalist configuration of Payara Micro comes in handy. Thanks to this, you can cut Payara Micro's footprint and speed up startup times, improving the efficiency of your app even more. In effect, depending on your application, you may be able to slash the startup time by up to a third! Here's how.

  • The Payara Monthly Catch - June 2024 26 Jun 2024

    As summer sails in, we’re navigating towards exciting new adventures. But before we start exploring what lies ahead, let's cast our nets and haul in the bounty of brilliant contributions and resources from the past month. Crafted by our talented crew to boost your Java and Jakarta EE projects, our latest roundup is brimming with pearls and gems that you won't want to miss, from sparkling tutorials to invaluable insights.

  • Request Tracing in Payara Micro 13 Jun 2024

    In a previous blog post, we explored the benefits of using Request Tracing in Payara Server. Payara Micro streamlines the configuration process, allowing you to tailor request tracing directly through command-line options. Let's have a look at how you can customize this tool for your Payara Micro applications.

  • The Payara Monthly Catch - May 2024 29 May 2024

    Avast ye, Payara Community! We are ready to chart our course for new horizons in June, but before we do, let's take a moment to look at all the treasures our old salts developed to power up your Java and Jakarta EE applications. We've collected the best pearls and gems in our latest roundup - check them out now!

  • The Payara Monthly Catch - April 2024 29 Apr 2024

    All aboard, Payara Community! It's time to hoist the sails and set course for new adventures in May. But before we do, let's take a look back at the treasures we uncovered in April. We've gathered our favorite catches from the depths to share with you, ready to power up your Jakarta EE applications and propel you towards success! Join us as we navigate through the highlights of the month in our latest roundup

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