WebSphere Application Server

Last Updated on December 24, 2022

WebSphere Application Server Community Edition V 2.1 is a Java EE 5 server for building and managing Java applications.

It is based on Apache Geronimo, a free software application server developed by the Apache Software Foundation. The software is integrated with best-of-breed open source technology such as Apache Tomcat, Apache Axis2, and Apache MyFaces. It has Eclipse based development tooling which helps to accelerate application development. It’s feature pack for Web 2.0 provides an IBM-supported solution for creating Ajax-based applications and mashups.

Features include:

  • Java EE 5 programming model
    • Apache Tomcat to support servlets and JavaServer Pages
    • Apache MyFaces to support Java Server Face (JSF)
    • Apache OpenEJB to support Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB)
    • Apache Open JPA to support Java Persistence API (JPA)
    • Apache Axis/Axis2 to support Web services
    • Apache ActiveMQ to support Java Message Service (JMS)
    • TranQL to support Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
    • HOWL (ObjectWeb) to support Java Transaction API (JTA)
    • Apache Yoko to support JDK independent ORB
  • Eclipse plug-in
  • Database support with an embedded open source Apache Derby database.Driver support for IBM DB2, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL
  • Runtime customization
  • User management to support systems administration
    and deployed applications
  • Centralized configuration and control
  • Migration aids

Website: www.ibm.com/cloud/websphere-application-server
Developer: IBM
License: Proprietary

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