Compare IBM WebSphere Application Server vs. NGINX Unit

IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 2nd in Application Server with 4 reviews while NGINX Unit is ranked 14th in Application Server. IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 8.2, while NGINX Unit is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Application Server writes "Enables us to to integrate with IBM MQ and IBM Integration Bus, in a mixed Windows/AIX environment". On the other hand, IBM WebSphere Application Server is most compared with Oracle WebLogic Server, JBoss and Tomcat, whereas NGINX Unit is most compared with Tomcat and IIS.
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I don't remember the price, but there are no additional costs.There is an Eclipse Plugin provided by IBM, so no need to buy IBM Rational Application Developer or Rational Software Architect tools.If your application is just a web app that does not need to scale big, you can obtain a single core license of WAS Express edition, which has almost the same features with limited processing cores. If you manage a very big application farm (i.e. need to run 10 or more WAS servers) it is better to get IBM WAS Hypervisor Edition.IBM WAS base is part of the deal when you purchase IBM FileNet P8 Content Engine.Room for improvement would only be in the licensing. As with all IBM products the licensing can be complex and expensive. Bargain well and try to get as much discount as possible. Discounts of 85% are possible. Without the discount, I think the product is overrated.

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2nd
out of 22 in Application Server
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Reviews
4
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Avg. Rating
8.3
14th
out of 22 in Application Server
Views
202
Comparisons
165
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0
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Overview
IBM WebSphere Application Server provides a range of flexible, secure, Java EE 7 runtime environments available on premises or across any public, private or hybrid cloud.

NGINX Unit is a dynamic web and application server. Open source and built to meet the demands of distributed applications. Deploy configuration changes with no service disruptions. Run code in multiple languages. Build the foundation of your service mesh.

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Sample Customers
TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal League
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Software R&D Company44%
Government15%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm8%
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