The Payara Platform
Robust. Reliable. Supported.
Payara Server Enterprise is a cloud-native middleware application platform supporting mission critical production systems with reliable and secure deployments of Jakarta EE (Java EE) applications on premise, in the cloud, or hybrid environments. A stable platform with monthly releases, bug fixes, and a 10-year software lifecycle, Payara Server is aggressively compatible with the ecosystem, cloud vendors, Docker, and Kubernetes.
Small. Simple. Serious.
Payara Micro Enterprise is the lightweight middleware platform of choice for containerized Jakarta EE (Java EE) application deployments. Less than 70MB, Payara Micro requires no installation, configuration, or code rewrites – so you can build and deploy a fully working app within minutes.
Why Choose the Payara Platform?
Payara Platform Enterprise is stable, supported software for enterprise designed for mission critical production systems and containerized Jakarta EE (Java EE) and MicroProfile applications. View the following comparison tables and infographics to see how the features and benefits of Payara Server and Payara Micro compare to other application servers.
GlassFish 5 vs. Payara Server 5
Running GlassFish and worried about the lack of support, infrequent application server releases, and lack of bug fixes? Migrate to Payara Server.
WebLogic vs. Payara Server 5
Migrating from Oracle WebLogic Server to Payara Server can be a simple and straightforward process because both servers rely on the Java EE specifications.
TomEE vs. Payara Server 5
Using TomEE but need more frequent releases, greater security, and automatic clustering? Migrate to Payara Server.
JBoss EAP 7.3 vs. Payara Server 5
Tired of paying extra for data grid (caching) with JBoss? Want a monthly component upgrade schedule, Slow SQL Logging, Health Check Service, and included OAuth2 / OpenID Connect Support at no additional cost? Migrate to Payara Server.
Tomcat or Payara Platform?
Using Tomcat for simple web applications and wish microservices features were built-in? Wish you had access to knowledgeable support services? Migrate to Payara Server.
WildFly 20 vs. Payara Server 5
Wish you had a supported application server with regular releases and component upgrades? Need a health check service, slow SQL logging, additional notification channels monitoring with an integrated monitoring console? Migrate from WildFly 20 to Payara Server.
Quarkus 1.x Vs Payara Micro 5
Quarkus focuses on fast start up time but not without some costs. If you need a more mature ecosystem that performs well under load and is not coupled with the downsides of GraalVM. Consider migrating to Payara Micro.
Helidon 2 Vs Payara Micro 5
If you need support for older JDK versions, Jakarta EE compatibility, automatic clustering or production support then you may want to consider migrating to Payara Micro.