High performance payara server with great features
June 10, 2022

High performance payara server with great features

Mohammed Sameen | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Overall Satisfaction with Payara Server

- Initially we were using Glassfish then we migrated to Payara community edition.
- We have hosted the application on payara prod and used it by our 200+ customers.
- Our application products are used by Universities and colleges in the USA.
- Even we are using Micro Payara for a few of our small size applications.
- It has very good support and addresses the outstanding issues.
- It has very good features and up-to-date technology stack updates.

Pros

  • Automatic Clustering
  • Admin console UI (user friendly to access the Payara admin console).
  • Micro Payara helps in addressing the micro service architecture.
  • Regular updates include the technology stack updates (Jakarta, other security issues).

Cons

  • Issues that are logged in Payara GitHub forum need to address on time, but it keeps on postponing fixing those issues.
  • Can host multiple application on single VM.
  • Helps managed service team reduces their time on installation and up-gradation ( upgrading it to a new Payara server is very simple).
  • We can opt for Payara or Micro Payara based on the application size.
- As I said before, Payara has full Jakarta compliance and provide up-to-date technology stack upgrade.
- Easy to install and upgrade.
- Very less configuration setting.
- Default ready-to-use production domain is available, which can be spun up to use in production.

Do you think Payara Server delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Payara Server's feature set?

Yes

Did Payara Server live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Payara Server go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Payara Server again?

Yes

- If the application is very large then the Payara server is suitable and in the case of a small application, we can choose Micro Payara.
- Micro payara is very well suited for microservice architecture.
- Fully Jakarta compliance.
- Very good performance.

Payara Server Feature Ratings

IDE support
6
Security management
7
Administration and management
8
Application server performance
8
Installation
8
Open-source standards compliance
8

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