Here is some key features of Glassfish, the Open Source Application Server for Java EE 5. These info I got from ArunGupta’s blog. He summarizes the features in his latest post.
- Fastest open source application server (883.66, highly scalable).
- Centralized management of clusters and instances distributed across multiple servers.
- Microsoft .NET 3.0 interoperability
- Java Business Integration and Open ESB
- Call flow analysis for diagnosing performance problems
- High performing message queue implementation (Open Message Queue), with a highly available message store.
- SIP Servlet support and Telco Support via SailFin
- Very small footprint and flexibility via modularity in GlassFish v3.
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