(Belated) Shameless Plug
By snjezana on Feb 06, 2006
Yes, these might be old news by now, but I did not have blog yet last week
J2EE SDK With Sun Appserver 8.2 PE released: Get it free!
Download the J2EE 1.4 SDK which now includes the latest release of Sun Java System Application Server 8.2 PE edition here. The Sun Java System Application Server 8.2 provides a free license for download, development, and deployment? This is an industry standard Application Server that is production-ready as the product goes through intensive development, testing, and quality assurance phases.
The 8.2 release includes several performance enhancements particularly for multicore environments such as UltraSparc T1000/T2000 (Niagara) based systems, further enhanced http connector (grizzly), improved administration functionalities, and brand new features such as FastInfoset integration for superior web services performance, web services security features, integrated Derby database based JavaDB that replaces Pointbase as the bundled database, vastly improved developer experience with Netbeans 5, and many more.