Meeting Enterprise Needs With Oracle 9i Application Server Page 3

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Oct 25, 2002


New Features in Oracle 9iAS

(list supplied by Oracle)

HTTP Server
Apache v1.3.22
New Apache mods
Enhanced Session Routing, IP Load Balancing
Dynamic Port Registration
Proxy for NS and MS IIS
Certification With Firewalls and Load Balancers

J2EE Container
JSP 1.2 Runtime, Tag Libs
Servlet 2.3 - Filters, Application Lifecycle Events
Persistence - Toplink, BC4J
Pluggable JMS including AQ
Active Components for J2EE
Java Connector Arch (JCA)
JNDI - XML, LDAP-based
Java2 Security - JAAS
Command-Line Tools, ANT
JDeveloper9i Integration
EJB 2.0 Support

Web Services
SOAP 1.1 Processor
WSDL 1.1 Generation Tools
UDDI 1.0 Registry
Web Services Runtime - RPC (Static, Dynamic), Messaging
J2EE - Java Classes, JSP, Servlets, EJBs and MDBs
Legacy - HTML and XML Streams, Stored Procedures
.NET Interoperability
Enhanced XML Dev Kit

Portal
Richer Page Layout and Presentation
Greater Publishing Flexibility via WebDAV Support
Enhanced Search Facilities
Improved Page Templating
New Page Building Model
Enhanced Content Publishing
Pre-Built Portlets Across 9iAS
Hosted Portals
Wireless Portals

Wireless
Richer XML App Model
More Scalable Alerts/Push
Enhanced Customization
Richer Location-Based and Voice Services
Wireless Portlets
Wireless PIM (E-Mail, Messaging)
Wireless Wallet for Commerce
GPRS/2.5,3G Support

Integration
Model-Driven Integration
User-Defined Transformations
Workflow Integration

Business Intelligence
Clickstream Intelligence
Enhanced Personalization
Reports - Multiple Sources
Reports - Richer Output
Reports - Event-Driven or Schedule-Based Reporting
Discoverer - Advanced Query Prediction
Discoverer - Enhanced Task and Workbook Scheduling

Web Caching
Static and Dynamic Page Caching
ESI for Page Fragment Caching and Personalized Page Assembly
Java and PL/SQL Invalidation APIs
Native Cache Clustering
Hierarchical Caching for eCDN
Surge Protection
Integrated Load Balancing
Automatic Compression
Virtual Hosting
XSL Transform

Communication & Collaboration
iFS: Better Administration; Mac, NFS, SMB Clients; Windows File Sync Utility, Auto Update Facilities

Performance
Network Optimizations
Code Path Optimizations
Better Concurrency Control

Scalability
Efficient Resource Pooling
Java Object Caching Services
Enhanced IP Load Balancing
Servlet and EJB Clustering With Load Balancing and Failover
Dynamic Clustering
Distributed Cluster Management

High Availability
Hot App Deployment
Dynamic Reconfiguration
Rolling Upgrade
Automatic Connection Rerouting
App Server Clustering
Fast Start HA Architecture
Distributed Instance Restart and Reconfiguration

Security
Cross-Tier Security
Single Sign-on for Users Across All Applications
Centralized Security Administration in LDAP
Fine-Grained J2EE Security
Intrusion Detection

Directory
Centralized Security Admin
Self-Service and Delegated Administration Service
Password Management
Powerful Directory Search
Directory Integration

Systems Management Enterprise Manager Integration
Monitoring - Performance, Status, Fault, Resource
Instance Management
Cluster Management
Application Management
Performance Diagnosis

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