Open Liberty is built on a foundation of Java EE and Eclipse Microprofile and lets you run only the features your app needs.
In addition to support for the open source Open Liberty runtime, Open Liberty Support also includes support for Java EE, Eclipse Microprofile, and Eclipse OpenJ9 JVM when used with Open Liberty.
Support for Open Liberty gives you 24x7x364 access to IBM’s world-class support and the development team that created Open Liberty.
Open Liberty is the most flexible server runtime available to Java developers. Work at lightspeed in a lightweight environment and build cloud-native Java apps and microservices.
Thorntail offers an innovative approach to packaging and running Java EE applications by packaging them with just enough of the server runtime to "java -jar" your application. It's MicroProfile compatible, too.
Open Liberty is ranked 7th in Java Frameworks while Thorntail is ranked 9th in Java Frameworks. Open Liberty is rated 0.0, while Thorntail is rated 0.0. On the other hand, Open Liberty is most compared with Spring Boot and Eclipse MicroProfile, whereas Thorntail is most compared with Spring Boot, Eclipse MicroProfile and Vert.x.
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