WebSphere Application Server for IBM i

Version 8.0

WebSphere Application Server V8.0 is an application foundation tailored for single server to moderately sized configurations of departmental or large-scale, dynamic web applications requiring web tier clustering and failover across up to five application server instances, and a variety of pricing alternatives, including socket-based pricing. Centralized administration of WebSphere Application Server is available through the Flexible Management feature of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment.

WebSphere Application Server, Version 8.0, is installed on IBM i as option 2 of licensed program 5733W80, WebSphere Application Server V8.0 for IBM i.

WebSphere Application Server for Developers V8.0 is the optimal development environment for building and testing applications on a developer's desktop which will eventually run on WebSphere Application Server in production. Licensed for development use, WebSphere Application Server for Developers offers functional equivalence to the core WebSphere Application Server configuration to help developers reduce testing effort, develop with confidence and deliver innovative applications faster. This configuration is also available at no charge, with optional paid support, in order to lower the barrier to entry for developers building for WebSphere Application Server environments.

Note: WebSphere Application Server for Developers V8 for IBM i is the same product as WebSphere Application Server V8.0 with different licensing. Because of this, many of the links below are pointing to Base Edition information. Additionally, Application Server for Developers is installed on IBM i as option 2 of licensed program 5733W80 (the same option as Base edition).

For enterprises that need near-continuous availability, advanced management, and automated performance optimization for their mission-critical applications, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment delivers an environment that is highly available, dynamically scalable, and easily managed. Building on the core WebSphere Application Server configuration, WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment offers:

WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, Version 8.0, is installed on IBM i as option 3 of licensed program 5733W80, WebSphere Application Server V8.0 for IBM i.

WebSphere Application Server – Express V8.0 is a ready-to-go application foundation for single server, smaller scale deployments of dynamic web applications which can be effortlessly migrated to more advanced versions of the WebSphere Application Server family as business needs change. Centralized administration of WebSphere Application Server - Express is available through the Flexible Management feature of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment.

WebSphere Application Server – Express, Version 8.0, is installed on IBM i as option 1 of licensed program 5733W80, WebSphere Application Server V8.0 for IBM i.

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