These Release Notes provide the latest information about Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 SDK Update 2 and Java Platform, Enterprise Edition 6 Web Profile SDK Update 2. The following topics are discussed:
The following distributions are available and include the components listed:
New in Java EE 6 SDK Update 2:
GlassFish Server Open Source Edition provides a server for the development and deployment of Java EE applications and web technologies. The Java EE 6 SDK Update 2 bundles include GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 3.1 distributions. Those distributions implement Java EE 6 technologies.
Java EE 6 introduces the concept of profiles. A profile is a collection of Java EE technologies and APIs that address specific developer communities and application types. The following profiles are implemented through the GlassFish Server distributions:
The following resources will help you get started with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition and make the most of its capabilities.
/samples/javaee6. See the
index.htmlfile in that location for more information about the samples.
Java EE 6 SDK Update 2 distributions require a minimum of 200 Mbytes of free disk space to install, and 100 Mbytes of free memory to run. The following table lists supported operating systems and provides minimum memory, recommended memory, minimum disk space, recommended disk space, and Java virtual machine (JVM) for each.
Java EE 6 SDK Update 2 distributions require JDK 6. The minimum version of the JDK that is required for Java EE 6 SDK Update 2 distributions is 1.6.0_22.
Ensure that the required JDK software is installed on your system and that the JAVA_HOME environment variable points to the JDK installation directory, not the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) software.
For Mac OS X systems, the SDK uses the JDK that is part of the Macintosh operating system. If necessary, obtain the required JDK version from the Mac OS X Updates site.
There are no known issues related to the Java EE 6 SDK Update 2 distributions at this time. Consult the GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 3.1 Release Notes for issues related to the GlassFish Server distributions included in the SDK.