The intended audience for this guide is the person who develops, assembles, and deploys Java™ 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)-supported web applications in a corporate enterprise.
This guide assumes you are familiar with the following topics:
The J2EE specification
The Java™ programming language
Java APIs as defined in the Java™ Servlet, JavaServer Pages™ (JSP™), and Java™ DataBase Connectivity (JDBC™) specifications
Structured database query languages such as SQL
Relational database concepts
Software development processes