Oracle 9i Application Server - TopLink
TopLink Value Add Over EJB 1.1 and 2.0
Oracle9i Application Server TopLink offers a Data Integration architecture that facilitates rapid development, deployment, and execution of e-business applications with various data sources. It accelerates time-to-market for applications by providing your persistence infrastructure at the onset of development. TopLink supports any architecture including EJB (CMP and BMP), regular Java Objects, Servlets, JSP, Session Beans, Message Driven Beans, etc. With TopLink, you are not locked into any particular application design. You can make use of Java Objects, EJBs, or a combination of the two.
Oracle9i Application Server TopLink greatly improves the way you build applications, making your applications portable across databases, schema, and servers. The object-relational features described in the EJB specifications only address basic issues related to storing Entity Beans in relational databases. Solid O/R mapping and runtime features are required to build enterprise-quality applications. The tables below list some of the key features available in TopLink.
TopLink is a market proven product that reduces development and maintenance costs by facilitating application quality and reuse. Its comprehensive features have evolved from extensive use by thousands of developers with diverse architectures in various vertical markets.
EJB and TopLink Features and Benefits Chart