By arungupta on Nov 02, 2011
ESPN, the biggest sports broadcaster that covers football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and a tons of other sports in five different continents is migrating all of their applications from a custom-built and proprietary Java stack to standards-based Java EE and GlassFish.
In their internal benchmarking, they found GlassFish to be significantly better performance than Tomcat, IBM, and JBoss. GlassFish is able to handle 3000+ requests/sec for their personalization service.Sean Comerford, ESPN.com site architect, presented at the GlassFish Community Event at JavaOne 2011 and shared their experience with GlassFish. The slides below provide more details:
listen to Sean Comerford in this GlassFish Podcast Episode or watch this video below showing him in full action: