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Sun Integrates GlassFish Portfolio with LAMP Stack

Portfolio suited for both mission-critical environments and departmental applications

Sun Microsystems announced the release of Sun GlassFish Portfolio, the open source Web platform based on GlassFish. Built on open source projects including Apache Tomcat, Ruby, PHP, Liferay Portal and GlassFish, the Sun GlassFish Portfolio packages these components into an open source platform. Based on GlassFish Enterprise Server, it is suited for high-scale mission-critical environments, as well as departmental applications.

The Sun GlassFish Portfolio also offers a range of support and services options, from basic patch services to 24x7 mission critical support.

The GlassFish Portfolio includes the GlassFish Application Server, along with the following new components:

  • Sun GlassFish Web Stack -A LAMP stack designed for developers wanting a light-weight Web solution. It includes Tomcat, Memcached, Squid and Lighttpd with support for PHP, Ruby and the Java Platform.
  • Sun GlassFish Web Space Server - Based on Liferay Portal, the Web Space Server helps companies develop and build collaborative work spaces, including portals and social networking sites.
  • Sun GlassFish ESB - A lightweight, open source ESB platform for department-scale and enterprise SOA deployments that connects existing and new applications to deliver content and services to the Web.
  • Sun Enterprise Manager - For enterprise scale management and monitoring of the GlassFish Portfolio including SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) support.

Combining GlassFish with MySQL allows customers to develop a unified open source strategy for superior ROI and simplicity-of-use of both products for developers and administrators. Available as an add-on to the GlassFish Portfolio, the Sun GlassFish Communications Server is a telecommunications-grade, open source foundation for converged multimedia applications. This solution is based on joint development with Ericsson in the open source Project SailFin and enables service providers to create and deliver innovative services like VOIP, instant messaging, IPTV, interactive gaming and other multimedia applications for a wide range of business and consumer devices.

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