WebLogic Server Premium Edition 6.1
BEAs WebLogic offers a bleeding-edge Java application server that provides the very latest in Java technology. For those who want an application server that has everything the Java platform can offer, WebLogic is the right choice. However, its weak management tools and mobile strategy are drawbacks that will keep some companies away.
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT
// Java developers will appreciate WebLogics new command-line tools, which make application development and deployment easier.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT
// WebLogics deeply integrated message queuing support provides flexible ways for organizations to build large, distributed applications.
Supports J2EE 1.3 standard, including EJB 2.0 and message-enabled EJB abilities; built-in message queuing; in-memory state replication for high-performance clusters; Web services and SOAP support.
Bare-bones management and performance monitoring console; doesnt have a well-developed mobile computing strategy; limited caching features.
BEA Systems Inc., San Jose, Calif.; (408) 570-8000; www.bea.com/products/weblogic/server