Websphere Community Edition An overview of  Websphere Community Edition
Agenda <ul><li>IBM Open source strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Apache Geronimo Application Server </li></ul><ul><li...
IBM Open source strategy <ul><li>Create an ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Build a community </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen inno...
What is Apache Geronimo? Open source Java EE application server project developed by the Apache Software Foundation. Benef...
Geronimo Features <ul><li>Version 2.0 is JEE5 Compliant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jetty and Tomcat supported as Web Containers...
Top-level services <ul><li>OpenEJB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The EJB container used by Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li...
What is WebSphere Application Server Community Edition A lightweight J2EE application server built on Apache Geronimo Smal...
WAS-CE 2.0 features (1/2) <ul><li>JEE5 Compatible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages Apache Geronimo for support of JEE5 spec...
WAS-CE 2.0 features (2/2) <ul><li>Centralized configuration and control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use administrative c...
WAS-CE supported operating systems <ul><li>AIX Version 5 </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE SLES (Intel/PowerPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Red...
WAS-CE compatible operating systems <ul><li>Compatible systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux OSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Optional fee-based IBM support offerings unlimited 2 1 Technical Contacts Y Y Y Unlimited Technical Support Incident Limit...
Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y N Performance Tuning Assistance Y Y N Deployment and Configuration Assistance...
Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y Y Fixes provided for older supported releases Y Y Y Defect Fixes Submitted to...
Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y Y Professional Services Offerings Available (Additional Charge) Y Y Y Access ...
Apache Geronimo, WAS Community Edition positioning within the WebSphere Application Server (WAS) portfolio
WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y Y Worlds class IBM support options Y Y Eclipse based tools support Y Y Low end platform supp...
WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Compliance with key government/industry security and auditability standards Y N Integrated...
WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Proven, world-class performance with integrated monitoring and tuning tools Y N Script-bas...
WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Integration with WebSphere stack products (Portal, WPS, Commerce) Y N Tivoli monitoring to...
When choose WAS-CE <ul><li>Only one application server needed (not distributed) </li></ul><ul><li>State of art technologie...
Why choose WAS-CE <ul><li>IBM’s strategic commitment: to open source, Apache Geronimo and WebSphere Community Edition </li...
Resources <ul><li>WebSphere Application Server Community Edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/w...
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WebSphere Community Edition

  1. 1. Websphere Community Edition An overview of Websphere Community Edition
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>IBM Open source strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Apache Geronimo Application Server </li></ul><ul><li>What is Websphere Application Server Community Edition </li></ul><ul><li>Positioning WAS CE withing the WAS portifolio </li></ul><ul><li>When and why use WAS CE </li></ul>
  3. 3. IBM Open source strategy <ul><li>Create an ecosystem </li></ul><ul><li>Build a community </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthen innovation and improvements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allowing code changes and access to the core code of it’s applications </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IBM – Having more adopters to its technology and creating market </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customers – No up front cost, proven technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partners – Extendable products </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is Apache Geronimo? Open source Java EE application server project developed by the Apache Software Foundation. Benefits from the efforts of collaborative development by an open community of Java developers worldwide. Highly customizable Apache Software License Open-community-driven Small foot print
  5. 5. Geronimo Features <ul><li>Version 2.0 is JEE5 Compliant </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jetty and Tomcat supported as Web Containers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geronimo supports both Jetty as well as Tomcat. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Database Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comes with Apache Derby database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also supports JDBC enabled databases using a connector framework from TranQL </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eclipse Web Tools Project support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated development environment for creating, deploying, and debugging directly against Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Runtime customization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced micro-kernel architecture enables runtime customization to save systems resources and improve performance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for greater flexibility in creating different server personalities in the future server </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Top-level services <ul><li>OpenEJB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The EJB container used by Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.openejb.org/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Jetty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One of the available web containers for Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.mortbay.org/jetty/index.html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Tomcat </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Another available web containers for Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://jakarta.apache.org/tomcat/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Active MQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The JMS provider used by Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://activemq.codehaus.org/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>TranQL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides database connection pool adapters in Geronimo, as well as the EJB CMP engine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://tranql.codehaus.org/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>HOWL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides transaction logging and recovery for Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://howl.objectweb.org/ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What is WebSphere Application Server Community Edition A lightweight J2EE application server built on Apache Geronimo Small foot print ~60 mb JEE compatible No up front costs World class support Current version is 2.0 based on the 2.0.1 release of Geronimo
  8. 8. WAS-CE 2.0 features (1/2) <ul><li>JEE5 Compatible </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leverages Apache Geronimo for support of JEE5 specifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tested on the IBM 1.5.JDK </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tomcat is the supported Web Container </li></ul><ul><li>Database Support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated IBM Cloudscape database for development and production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also supports JDBC enabled databases including: DB2, MySQL, MS SQL Server and Oracle </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eclipse web tools support </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated development environment Eclipse plug-in for creating, deploying, and debugging directly against Geronimo </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Runtime customization </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced micro-kernel architecture enables runtime customization to save systems resources and improve performance </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. WAS-CE 2.0 features (2/2) <ul><li>Centralized configuration and control </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use administrative console for managing and monitoring the server and related resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Version and release control </li></ul><ul><li>IBM QA and test matrix </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Insures compatibility with other services </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Small foot print </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy access - downloadable in minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily embeddable in customer or ISV application stack </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Liberal product license </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free to use in development, testing, and deployment </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. WAS-CE supported operating systems <ul><li>AIX Version 5 </li></ul><ul><li>SUSE SLES (Intel/PowerPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Hat Enterprise (Intel/PowerPC) </li></ul><ul><li>Red Flag Data Center </li></ul><ul><li>Windows Server 2003 (32 and 64 bit) </li></ul><ul><li>Windows XP Professional </li></ul><ul><li>Sparc Solaris 10 </li></ul>
  11. 11. WAS-CE compatible operating systems <ul><li>Compatible systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SUSE Linux OSS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fedora </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ubuntu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandriva Linux/Corporate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support policy on compatible systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For customers that have an active IBM Support for WebSphere Application Server Community Edition support contract, IBM will work with the customer, IBM Business Partners and the Apache Geronimo community in a commercially reasonable manner to help solve the customer problem or determine that the problem source is outside of WebSphere Application Server Community Edition. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Optional fee-based IBM support offerings unlimited 2 1 Technical Contacts Y Y Y Unlimited Technical Support Incident Limit 2 business hours 4 business hours 8 business hours Response Time Y Y Y Electronic Y Y N Voice 24x7x365 (Sev. 1) 8am-5pm Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Mon-Fri Support Hours (in local time zones) Techincal support Elite Enhanced Entry IBM Support for WebSphere Application Server Community Edition Enhanced Entry IBM Support for Apache Geronimo
  13. 13. Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y N Performance Tuning Assistance Y Y N Deployment and Configuration Assistance Y Y N Expert Application Design & Architecture Assistance 5 3 0 Application Design, Configuration, and Tuning Incidents Developer assistance Elite Enhanced Entry IBM Support for WebSphere Application Server Community Edition Enhanced Entry IBM Support for Apache Geronimo
  14. 14. Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y Y Fixes provided for older supported releases Y Y Y Defect Fixes Submitted to Applicable Community Projects Y Y Y Critical Defect Workaround Development Y Y Y Defect Patch Fixes Available Online Defect resolution Elite Enhanced Entry IBM Support for WebSphere Application Server Community Edition Enhanced Entry IBM Support for Apache Geronimo
  15. 15. Optional fee-based IBM support offerings Y Y Y Professional Services Offerings Available (Additional Charge) Y Y Y Access to IBM developerWorks Technical Content, Newsletters, Webcasts, & Forums Y Y Y Online Documentation Learning & Self Service Elite Enhanced Entry IBM Support for WebSphere Application Server Community Edition Enhanced Entry IBM Support for Apache Geronimo
  16. 16. Apache Geronimo, WAS Community Edition positioning within the WebSphere Application Server (WAS) portfolio
  17. 17. WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y Y Worlds class IBM support options Y Y Eclipse based tools support Y Y Low end platform support (Win, Linux x86) Y Y Web Services Y Y J2EE 1.4 certified server EJB3 only* Y Java EE 5 Compatibility Basic functionality WAS 6.1 WAS CE Function comparison
  18. 18. WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Compliance with key government/industry security and auditability standards Y N Integrated dynamic caching, web session replication, proxy and HTTP server functions Y N Internationalization and translation Y N Programming model extensions (Async beans, Scheduler Service, Startup Beans) Enterprise functionality WAS 6.1 WAS CE Function comparison
  19. 19. WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Proven, world-class performance with integrated monitoring and tuning tools Y N Script-based automation for large scale management and deployment Administration Enhancements WAS 6.1 WAS CE Function comparison
  20. 20. WAS-CE and WAS 6.1 compared Y N Integration with WebSphere stack products (Portal, WPS, Commerce) Y N Tivoli monitoring tools support Y N Common IBM administration console with stack products Y N Extensive Rational tools support Y N zSeries, iSeries, pSeries platform support IBM Integration WAS 6.1 WAS CE Function comparison
  21. 21. When choose WAS-CE <ul><li>Only one application server needed (not distributed) </li></ul><ul><li>State of art technologies needed </li></ul><ul><li>Customization and plugins needed </li></ul><ul><li>Open source orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Budget restrictions </li></ul>
  22. 22. Why choose WAS-CE <ul><li>IBM’s strategic commitment: to open source, Apache Geronimo and WebSphere Community Edition </li></ul><ul><li>True open community: of Apache Geronimo community with broad industry participation </li></ul><ul><li>Vendor stability: of IBM and our partners </li></ul><ul><li>Trusted support and service: from IBM and our partners </li></ul><ul><li>Future migration: to the IBM software portfolio as needs grow </li></ul><ul><li>WebSphere Application Server market share: addresses customers seeking to align with their WebSphere investments </li></ul><ul><li>Cost: trusted support from IBM and our partners for less than competitors </li></ul>
  23. 23. Resources <ul><li>WebSphere Application Server Community Edition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/zones/was/wasce.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WebSphere Application Server zone: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/zones/was/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Apache Geronimo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// geronimo.apache.org / </li></ul></ul>

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