Application server is a server that hosts applications. It is a Sotware framework for building application servers. It provides the facility to create web application and a server environment to run them. Application server are system software upon which web application or desktop applications run.
It contains a comprehensive service layer model. It includes a set of components accessible to the software developer through a standard API defined for the platform itself. For Web applications, these components usually run in the same environment as their web server. And it support the construction of dynamic pages.
List of top 11 application servers are:-
1. Switchover (Takso):-
Switchover help companies in every industry to accelerate their software development processes. It clearly arranged feature flag solution allows you to switch your features on and off at any time. Use it for User Targeting, A/B Testing, Canary Releases, Experimenting and everything else you can think of.
2. VisiRule (Logical Programming Associates):-
VisiRule is an easy-to-use Low-Code No-Code tool which lets subject matter experts like lawyers, tax advisors, engineers etc rapidly define and deliver intelligent advice and troubleshooting guides using decision tree flowcharts. These can be deployed as self-service web applications, or as Intelligent ChatBots.
3. JBoss EAP (Red Hat):-
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) delivers enterprise-grade security, performance, and scalability in any environment. Whether on-premise; virtual; or in private, public, or hybrid clouds, JBoss EAP can help you deliver apps faster, everywhere.
4. Cloudflare Workers(cloudflare):-
You write code. They will handle the rest. Deploy serverless code instantly across the globe to give it exceptional performance, reliability, and scale. No more configuring auto-scaling, load balancers, or paying for capacity you don’t use. Traffic is automatically routed and load balanced across thousands of servers. Sleep well as your code scales effortlessly.
5. Microsoft IIS(Microsoft):-
Internet Information Services (IIS) for Windows Server is a flexible, secure and manageable Web server for hosting anything on the Web. From media streaming to web applications, IIS’s scalable and open architecture is ready to handle the most demanding tasks.
6. Payara Enterprise(Payara Services Ltd):-
Jakarta EE & MicroProfile compatible, supported application servers for production and containerized deployments.
7. JEUS (TmaxSoft):-
It doesn’t settle for the ordinary security, performance, throughput and cost of your current web application framework. JEUS 8 is the first web application server that is JAVA EE 7 Certified. JEUS is a platform for developing, executing and managing applications in the web environment. It can quickly and easily implement cloud environments and execute large transaction.
8. Oracle WebLogic Server (Oracle):-
Oracle WebLogic Server is the industry leading application server for building enterprise applications using Java EE standards, and deploying them on a reliable, scalable runtime with low cost of ownership. It is strategically integrated with Oracle’s full product and cloud service portfolio. Oracle WebLogic Server provides compatibility with prior versions, and supports new features for developer productivity, high availability, manageability and deployment to cloud native Kubernetes-based environments.
9. IBM WebSphere:-
IBM is a software company based in the United States that was founded in 1911 and offers a software product called IBM WebSphere. IBM WebSphere offers training via documentation, and webinars. IBM WebSphere is application server software, and includes features such as web services. IBM WebSphere offers 24/7 live support, and online support. IBM WebSphere is available as SaaS, Windows, and Mac software. Some alternative products to IBM WebSphere include SAP NetWeaver, Magic xpa Application Platform, and Oracle WebLogic Server.
10. SAP NetWeaver(SAP):-
SAP is a software organization that offers a piece of software called SAP NetWeaver. SAP NetWeaver is application development software, and includes features such as admin console, alerts / notifications, application security, Multi-Application support, multiple environment support, open standards compliance, reporting / analytics, and user management. Some competitor software products to SAP NetWeaver include Magic xpa Application Platform, Oracle WebLogic Server, and Microsoft IIS.
11. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Grid (TIBCO):-
TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Grid simplifies heterogeneous Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) by enabling IT organizations to turn Java, .NET/WCF, C++, or Spring business logic into services without writing the wrapper code. It then enables you to graphically assemble, deploy, host, and manage these services together as composite applications on a unified runtime foundation.