Friday Dec 12, 2008

Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 4 released

I am happy to announce that Web Server 7.0 Update 4 has been released. It can be downloaded  here.

The Release Notes are here. In addition to bug fixes and stability improvements, this release introduces better compatibility with CGI and FastCGI applications by providing REQUEST_URI and SCRIPT_FILENAME variables, support for default-sun-web.xml, and certification of OpenSolaris 2008.11 as a supported platform.

All users of Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 through Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 3 and prior releases are encouraged to upgrade.

Tuesday Aug 14, 2007

Forrester review of Sun in the App Server Market

Forrester has published a review of Sun's offerings in the App Server market. Generally a positive review I think:

What a difference 18 months makes. Sun Microsystems trailed the field in our 2004 evaluation of application server platforms and is a solid Strong Performer in this year's evaluation. Sun's platform grew substantially with its acquisition of SeeBeyond, and the company has spent about a year integrating those products with its Java Enterprise System (ES) modules. The SeeBeyond products, now called the Sun Java Composite Application Platform Suite (CAPS), provide very strong SOA, integration, and business process management (BPM) features relative to the competition. Sun's platform products don't yet have the "extreme battle testing" of IBM and BEA Systems, with the exception of its Web and Directory Servers.
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