GlassFish and MySQL communities release software co-bundle for developers
By molini on Mar 25, 2008
Check it out! Within a few weeks of the completion of the acquisition of MySQL AB, the GlassFish and MySQL communities are announcing the availability of an optimized bundled release. The bundle consists of GlassFish V2 with the MySQL Community Server 5.0 (5.0.51a) and MySQL JDBC driver 5.1.6. It is designed to provide developers with the leading open source versions of enterprise Java and database and giving them easy access to the platforms they need to develop and deploy rich Java and Web applications.
The bundle is available for all the major software platforms including Solaris, Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.
Other benefits include:
- GlassFish supports the latest Web “event driven” technologies such as Ajax and Comet that make for rich customer Web experiences;
- Users can freely develop applications on the open source bits and later, when they need support then decide to purchase a subscription to the products from Sun that offer training, support and product updates;
- MySQL is the leading open source database that is very fast, highly scalable and designed for multi user enterprise applications.