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Likelihood to Recommend

Payara Server

Payara Server is recommended for any type of jee and/or Spring application. Unless there are proprietary framework restrictions there is no reason for not using Payara. The pricing model for enterprise support is very nice and I would definitely recommend it. The case where it is least recommended is when you need a separate application server per service. In this case, there might be better options for this job even though I am not very sure and need to test more.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

JBoss EAP is subscription based/open source platform. It's very reliable and great for deploying high transaction Java based enterprise applications. It integrates well with third party components like mod_cluster and supports popular Java EE web-based frameworks such as Spring, Angular JS, jQuery Mobile, and Google Web Toolkit.
Amanda Decker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Application Servers

Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.6
IDE support
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.2
Security management
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.6
Administration and management
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.4
Application server performance
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.6
Installation
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
9.0
Open-source standards compliance
Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.8

Pros

Payara Server

  • Small memory footprint.
  • Fully JEE compliant with an exceptional administration console.
  • Very good performance.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

  • MOD_CLUSTER integration. JBoss EAP integrates pretty well with mod_cluster. This is an intelligent load balancer especially useful in highly clustered environments.
  • Supports enterprise-grade features such as high availability clustering, distributed caching, messaging etc.
  • Supports deployment in on-premise, virtual and hybrid cloud environments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Payara Server

  • It should provide out of the box support as an embedded server for spring boot applications.
  • Let's Encrypt certificates should be installed through the admin console.
  • A wizard-like procedure for clustering.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

  • Jboss CLI is a great tool but we had trouble using it to get values that are displayed on Jboss GUI. It also has limitations parsing the applications.xml files and we had to use a mix of jboss-cli and linux bash commands to automate certain application administrative tasks.
  • JBoss doesn't really provides performance tuning recommendations. It would have been nice if it could learn from the current demand vs current settings for things like connection pool, server configurations, garbage collection etc.
Amanda Decker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Payara Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Red Hat JBoss EAP

Red Hat JBoss EAP 5.0
Based on 1 answer
We are planning to migrate away from Jboss to Tomcat as Jboss has shown not interest in supporting OSGi which is heavily used at our shop
sameer vaidya | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Payara Server

Payara Server 10.0
Based on 1 answer
As mentioned before it has an amazing configuration console. You can practically do anything from there and even update the program or install new features on the fly.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

Red Hat JBoss EAP 8.4
Based on 3 answers
JBoss overall is easy to use. The installation and deployment of applications are quick. Documentations and support are also readily available.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Payara Server

Payara Server 10.0
Based on 1 answer
As mentioned before, its performance capabilities were one of the reasons we used them. It interacts with mass mail software and we see no performance impact. It handles everything pretty well and pretty fast.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

Red Hat JBoss EAP 8.7
Based on 3 answers
Usually, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is good at performance and well suited for high traffic Java EE-based applications, but we have faced hard times performance tuning it for our specific needs. The product would be nicer if they would add a performance diagnostic and recommendations feature to it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support

Payara Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Red Hat JBoss EAP

Red Hat JBoss EAP 5.0
Based on 2 answers
Fast response.
Holman Cárdenas, M.Eng, TOGAF®, ITIL® | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Payara Server

Although Payara Server originated from Oracle Glassfish, Payara does bug fixing a lot quicker and provides "versions on steroids" of the server with improvements and targeted versions. Tomcat is very fast and has a small footprint but unfortunately, it if not a fully JEE compliant server so it lacks capabilities and a proper administration console.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

We selected JBoss because of compatibility with EJB's. We currently are trying to reduce our footprint and will highly consider using Tomcat.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Payara Server

  • Positive: We can host more applications on a single VM.
  • Positive: We saved time on the server configuration procedure.
  • Positive: We saved time from migration from previous installations.
Alexius Dionysius Diakogiannis, CSM | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat JBoss EAP

  • Jboss EAP is easy to deploy and configure. This lead to lower cost and faster delivery.
  • Even though we have large number of machines running JBoss, we have only two Jboss Administrators. It doesn't requires too much administration and maintenance on daily basis and reduces number of administrators required for large implementations.
Amanda Decker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

Payara Server

Red Hat JBoss EAP

Pricing Details

Payara Server

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Red Hat JBoss EAP

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Payara Server
Red Hat JBoss EAP
5.0

Usability

Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.4

Performance

Payara Server
10.0
Red Hat JBoss EAP
8.7

Support

Payara Server
Red Hat JBoss EAP
5.0

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