GlassFish White Papers
By Nazrul on Feb 10, 2009
GlassFish adoption is going through the roof with over 14 million downloads since inception and most recent monthly downloads being over 700 thousands. If you are one of the millions of users who downloaded GlassFish and currently using it in a production environment, here are few white papers that you may find useful. Refer to this resources page for more white-papers and videos.
The choice of an application server depends on many variables—from price, performance, features, and ease of use to the quality of documentation and support. No single offering can claim to be the optimal choice for every project or every development team. However, the majority of developers building Java applications will find that the GlassFish application server offers distinct advantages compared with JBoss. This paper summarizes the features and capabilities that make GlassFish a superior choice for building, deploying, and managing enterprise-class Java applications and Web services.
This paper demonstrates that the Web container capabilities provided by GlassFish offer superior extensibility, scalability, and usability compared to those of Tomcat—without sacrificing performance.
Today's Web 2.0 deployments depend on high-performance infrastructure to keep pace. The open source Sun GlassFish Portfolio provides the foundation for next-generation Web infrastructure. This white paper shows that by running these powerful applications on energy-efficient Sun servers with chip multithreading technology, and optimizing deployments with the Performance Advisor, companies can take advantage of outstanding price/performance and build high-performance Web infrastructure that costs less to run.
This paper show cases how to deploy GlassFish in a virtualized Solaris 10 Container environment on Sun Fire T2000 servers to implement high available solutions. To learn more, refer to the associated webinar.
A system with an effective load balancer can provide a higher degree of scalability and fault tolerance and can be maintained without interruption once the system becomes revenue-generating. This paper explains how the GlassFish load balancer provides these vital capabilities and enables application development across the enterprise.
This paper summarizes the advantages of GlassFish for small businesses with an overview of the product's core features and a closer look at the experiences of three young companies: Webzzle, TravelMuse, and ClarityAccounting.
Jersey is the open-source, production-quality reference implementation of JAX-RS, the Java API for RESTful web services. Jersey is shipped with GlassFish and is available from GlassFish. This paper shows how to to concisely and efficiently implement a reusable client-side solution and talk to RESTful Services.
This white paper will provide guidance on how to tune the GlassFish v2 application server and is intended to be used as an introductory step to achieving better performance for your application.
The Sun GlassFish Portfolio is a complete open Web application platform that provides businesses with innovations from leading open-source communities, packaged in a solution that offers flexible subscription-based pricing and enterprise-class support. It offers enterprises of all sizes the extreme scalability and reliability they need for mission-critical applications.
In this whitepaper, learn how Sun's GlassFish Communications Server allows for rapid development of converged communication services with client and server infrastructure that delivers easy orchestration and integration of multiple online services.
Learn the benefits of deploying JRuby on Rails applications to GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 Prelude.
Overview of .Net Web Services Interoperability Technology (WSIT) available from GlassFish.
A detailed overview of GlassFish community delivering a Java EE Application Server.