The integrated database and middleware design of i provides unique business value and differentiates it from component operating environments like UNIX® and Windows®. This unique value is derived from IBM preintegrating and pretesting the majority of the underlying middleware components required to run business applications.
DB2 for i (formerly known as DB2 for i5/OS) is an advanced, 64-bit Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) that leverages the high performance, virtualization, and energy efficiency features of IBM's Power Systems.
IBM HTTP Server (powered by Apache) for i provides everything you need to quickly and easily establish a Web presence and get started on the road to working the Web for business.
Integrated Web Services for i enables integrated language environment (ILE) applications to play in the Web services and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) arena with very little effort, knowledge and resources.
WebSphere Application Server for IBM i provides the foundation for serving dynamic content via servlets and JavaServer Pages (JSPs). IBM's WebSphere product family provides a complete range of web application servers and related products.
Zend Server Community Edition for IBM i provides developers with an easy to use, open, and integrated PHP application environment. The Edition includes extensions and a toolkit that enables PHP applications to easily access DB2 for i data (via SQL and native database access methods) and take advantage of RPG and COBOL applications in IBM i.