This feature is new for the SPARC platform in the Solaris 9 12/02 release. In the Solaris 9 12/03 release, this feature is also available for the x86 platform.
Sun ONE Application Server 7, Platform Edition (formerly iPlanetTM Application Server) is integrated in the Solaris operating system. The Platform Edition of the Application Server provides the foundation for enterprise-class application services and web services. The server provides a high-performance, small-footprint Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EETM). J2EE enables the development, deployment, and management of enterprise applications and web services to a broad range of servers, clients, and devices.
The Sun ONE Application Server provides application portability and fast time to market for new Java and Extensible Markup Language (XML) applications. These new applications are J2EE 1.3 platform compatible. The Application Server enables developers to build applications that are based on JavaServer PagesTM (JSPTM), Java Servlet, and Enterprise JavaBeansTM (EJBTM) technology. This technology supports a broad range of business requirements from small departmental applications to enterprise-scale, mission-critical services.
Feature highlights include the following:
Provides integration of the Sun ONE Message Queue and the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server from the Sun ONE Web Server
Provides scalability with enhanced performance
Provides comprehensive web services support – Java Web Services, Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP), Web Services Description Language (WSDL)
Provides interoperability with the Sun ONE Portal Server 6.0 and Sun ONE Directory Server
Uses the J2EE Reference Implementation
The following name changes have been made:
Sun ONE Message Queue (formerly iPlanet Message Queue for Java)
Sun ONE Web Server (formerly iPlanet Web Server)
Sun ONE Portal Server (formerly iPlanet Portal Server)
Sun ONE Directory Server (formerly iPlanet Directory Server)
For further information, see the Sun ONE Application Server 7 Collection Update 1 (Solaris Edition). Further information about this collection is available at New and Revised Documentation in the Solaris 9 8/03 Release. See also http://wwws.sun.com/software/products/appsrvr/home_appsrvr.html.
For specific licensing terms, refer to the binary code license.