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GlassFish V2 Beta

Posted by msreddy on May 1, 2007 at 2:29 PM PDT

GlassFish V2 is a production-ready, open-source Java EE 5 application server currently in beta.

V2 provides features like clustering, high availability (HA), load balancing, Microsoft Interoperability with Web Services Interoperability Technology (WSIT), great price/performance, next-generation Web with Ajax, Scripting and RESTful web services, NetBeans IDE integration, SOA support through Java Business Integration (JBI) for service-oriented architecture (SOA).

Other well known GlassFish features include...

  • Simplified development with NetBeans IDE and the Java EE 5 platform
  • Includes Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) 3.0, JavaServer Faces (JSF) 1.2, JavaServer Pages (JSP) 2.1, Java Servlet 2.5, Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS) 2.1 and Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) 2.1 technologies.
  • Open source General Public License (GPL) and Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL)
  • Support:java.sun.com/javaee/support
  • Adoption:blogs.sun.com/stories
  • News:blogs.sun.com/theaquarium

GlassFish community is running a
Fish for a Flat-Screen TV Contest
for developer adoption. Checkout this screencast for more details on the contest.

GlassFish V2 beta is available for download today. Please try GlassFish V2 and let us know your feedback.

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