Open Source and Mission Critical: The Linux Application Server Landscape
Jul 20, 2007, 10:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Loftus)
[ Thanks to E.
Stride for this link. ]
"SearchEnterpriseLinux.com: Your research says that
intense competition exists between JBoss and IBM's WebSphere
Application Server Community Edition. What do IT managers need to
know about the difference between the two?
"Michael Dortch: Those are the fastest-growing
open source application servers out there.
"Ever since--and especially since--Red Hat bought JBoss, they've
been able to position it to be much more competitive with WebSphere
Community Edition. Red Hat customers should note that the company
has expanded its position as a platform provider, not just an
operating system provider. And they're not just expanding their
business with an application server but the entire platform stack
as well. There's more of a WebSphere angle to what they're doing
today. When talking to IBM, they are very hot to go after