This guide is organized as follows:
Chapter Chapter 1, Application Server Compatibility Issues , discusses the incompatibilities between Application Server 8.1 and Application Server 7/8.
Chapter Chapter 2, J2EE 1.4 Compatibility Issues, discusses the J2EE incompatibilities between Application Server 8.1 and Application Server 7/8.
Chapter Chapter 3, Upgrading an Application Server Installation, describes the process to upgrade an earlier installation of Application Server to Application Server 8.1.
Chapter Chapter 4, Understanding Migration, discusses the need to migrate applications.
Chapter Chapter 5, Migrating from EJB 1.1 to EJB 2.0, discribes the process to migrate EJB 1.1 to EJB 2.0 specification.
Chapter Chapter 6, Migrating from Application Server 6.x/7.x to Application Server 8.1, describes the considerations and strategies to migrate applications from earlier releases of Sun’s application servers to Sun Java System Application Server 8.1 2005Q2.
Chapter Chapter 7, Migrating a Sample Application - an Overview, describes the process for migrating the main components of a typical J2EE application from Sun ONE Application Server 6.x to Sun Java System Application Server 8.1.
Chapter Chapter 8, Migration Tools and Resources, lists the tools and resources that aid in automatic migration of applications.
Chapter Chapter 9, iBank Application Specification, Describes the specification of the sample application- iBank.