WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Technical Overview

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 05 August 2011

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IBM Form #: REDP-4756-00
(46 pages)

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Authors: Addison Goering, Alan Corcoran, Balazs Csepregi-Horvath, Jose Pablo Hernandez, Julien Limodin, Sergio Straessli Pinto


IBM WebSphere® Application Server is the implementation by IBM® of the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) platform. It conforms to the Java EE 6 specifications as one of its supporting programming models. WebSphere Application Server is available in unique packages that are designed to meet a wide range of customer requirements. At the heart of each package is a WebSphere Application Server that provides the runtime environment for enterprise applications.

This IBM Redpaper™ publication discusses the runtime server component of WebSphere Application Server.

Table of contents

WebSphere Application Server packaging
Application support
Application server configurations
Application server concepts
Workload management
High availability
Web services
Service integration
Application development and deployment
WebSphere Application Server Feature Packs
Integration with other products

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