What's in the SDKs

What's in the SDKs


GlassFish v3, included in both SDKs, provides a lightweight and extensible core based on OSGi. In combination with the GlassFish Update Center, developers can leverage Java web technologies, dynamic languages such as JRuby and Groovy, and easy-to-use web administration and command line interfaces. Note: the distributions below contain some bundles that are value add and not required by the Java EE specification.


Feature Included in Java EE 6 SDK Included in Java EE 6 Web Profile SDK
JMS
X

JavaMail 1.4
X

JAX-WS 2.2
X

JAX-RS 1.1
X

JAXB 2.2
X

JACC 1.1
X

JCA 1.6
X

CORBA X
*
Metro
X

Jersey
X

Bean Validation
X

EJB 3.1 (Support for Remote Container)
X

EJB 3.1 Lite (Support for Local Container only)
X
X
JTS/JTA 1.1 **
X
X
OSGi-based microkernel X
X
Java Web Technologies (Servlet 3.0, JSP 2.2, JSF 2.0, JSTL 1.2, EL 1.2, CDI 1.0) X
X
Grizzly/Comet
X
X
JPA 2.0, (EclipseLink), JDBC Connection Pooling X
X
Web Administration Console and CLI
X
X
Rapid Redeployment (Maintain session state on application redeploy) X
X
OMG CORBA APIs 3.0 X
X
JSR 45 Java Integration and Debugging
X
X
JSR 250 Common Annotations
X
X

* The Full Java EE Platform contains the complete CORBA package. The OMG CORBA v3.0 APIs are available in the Java EE Web Profile.
** Transaction propagation not supported

All the above components, plus the additional ones listed below, are available through the Update Center:
  • jMaki Ajax Framework
  • JRuby/Rails
  • Groovy/Grails
  • Image Packaging System Tools
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