The ServerSide Application Server Matrix:

AppLast update: 03/27/05
n/a = Not Available
TBD = To be determined

Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
Apache
Tomcat
v5.x Dec-01 Download 1.3
1.4.1
  2.0   1.3 Free / OSS Source:
TheServerSide
Anything running a JDK 1.1.8 JVM
Apple
WebObjects
v5.x Jan-02 Download 1.4.2 1.1 2.0       $699 Serv   Mac OS X Server, NT 4.0, Win2K, Solaris 2.6 and 2.7, HP-UX 11
ATG
Dynamo
v6.1 Sept-03 Download 1.3.1 2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 $15K CPU Source:
TheServerSide
NT, Solaris 8,9, AIX, HP-UX 11i, MS Windows 2000 Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
BEA
WebLogic
Express 8.1 Basic Feb-03 Download 1.4.1   1.2     $495 Source:
 JavaWorld
Weblogic Developer Journal
TheServerSide
Internet Week
PC Magazine
JavaPro
News.com
Win 2K, Solaris 8,9 Redhat Linux 2.1
Express 8.1 Premium $3,000
Workgroup 8.1 2.0 1.0.2 1.3 $4,000
Server 8.1 Advantage $10,000
Server 8.1 Premium $17,000 Red Hat Linux AS 2.1 64 bit
Server 8.1 Technology Preview for 64 bit   Free Evaluation Windows2K/NT/XP, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, True64, OpenVMS, Linux (Miracle, RedHat, SuSE), SCO UnixWare
Borland
Enterprise Server
AppServer Edition 6.0 Jan-04 Download 1.4.2 2.1 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 $12K CPU n/a Windows, Linux, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
Caucho
Resin
v3.0 Jun-02 Download 1.1.x
1.2.x
1.3.x
  2.0     1.4 $500 Server
Free / Non-comm
Source:
TechMetrix
NT, Win2K, Solaris, Linux (any system running a JDK)
Desiderata Software
Blazix
v1.2 v1.2 Download 1.3
1.4
1.1 1.2 1.0.2     $495/Server
$1995/Enterprise
  Runs on all Java-compatible platforms
Fujitsu Siemens Computers
BeanTransactions
v3.0 Feb-03 See vendor 1.2 1.1         See vendor   NT, Solaris, Linux, Reliant Unix, BS2000
Fujitsu Software Corp.
Interstage
Web-J v5.0 Jul-02 n/a 1.3   2.0   1.2   1.0.2b   1.3 See vendor   Linux, HP UX 11, Solaris 7, NT, Win2k
Standard v5.0
Enterprise v5.0
Gefion Software LiteWebServer 3.0 Jan-03 Download 1.3
1.4
n/a 1.2 n/a   n/a Free / OSS. Commercial support availabile n/a n/a
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
HHPN
XLiRAD
Enterprise v1.5 Feb-01 Download 1.2
1.3
1.1         $199   Any platform running a JVM 1.2.x
Lite v1.5 $99
Hitachi
Cosminexus
(¥ = Japanese Yen)
Application
Server
Standard
(V6.5)
Dec-04 n/a 1.4 2.0 1.2 1.0.2b 1.3 ¥1200K   Win2K (Server,
Advanced Server,
Datacenter Server),
Win2003 (Standard,
Enterprise),
Red Hat Enterprise
Linux ES 3/AS 3/
AS 3(Itanium 2),
HP-UX 11.0/11i/11i
V2(PA-RISC,
Itanium 2),
Solaris 8/9,
AIX 5L V5.1/5.2/5.3
Application
Server
Enterprise
(V6.5)
¥2200K
Developer
Light
(V6.5)
¥150K Win2K(Professional,
Server, Advanced
Server, Datacenter
Server), WinXP
Professional
Developer
Standard
(V6.5)
¥300K
Developer
Professional
(V6.5)
¥650K
IBM
Websphere
Express 5.0 Oct-02 Download BM 1.3.1   1.2     $1778 CPU
$25 Developer
Source:
TheServerSide
ServerWatch
NT, Win2K, Solaris,AIX, OS/400, HP-UX, Red Hat Linux, SuSE Linux, Turbo Linux, Linux/390, NetWare, OS/390
Enterprise 5.0 Mar-03 Download 2.0 1.0.2
+XA
1.3 $25K CPU
Websphere v5 Nov-02 Download $8K CPU
Websphere Network Deployment v5 Download $12K CPU
Websphere Application Server v5 for z/OS Apr-03 Download Priced Per MSU (Millions of Service Units) z/OS only
Interactive Business Solutions
EAS
v1.0 Jul-00 n/a 1.2 1.1 1.0       $10K Server   NT, Solaris, AIX
IONA
Orbix ASP 6.0
J2EE Technology v6.0 Dec-02 Download 1.3.1
1.4.1
2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 $1,495 Dev
$5K CPU
Source:
TheServerSide
JavaPro
JavaPro
Windows NT/2K/XP, Solaris 8, HP-UX 11/11i, AIX 5L, RedHat 7.2, OpenVMS
Standard v6.0 Download Windows NT/2K/XP, Solaris 8, HP-UX 11/11i, AIX 5L, RedHat 7.2
Enterprise v6.0 Download
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
Ironflare
Orion
v2.0 Mar-03 Download 1.4.1 2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 $1500 Server
Free / Non-comm
Source:
TheServerSide
Linux Programming
NT, Solaris, Linux
JBoss
JBoss
3.2 Sept-04 Download 1.3.X, 1.4.X, 5.X

2.0, 3.0

1.3 1.1 1.4 Free Software (LGPL) Source:
eWeek
NT, Win2k, OS/390, Solaris, OS/400, Unix, Netware, Linux, HP-UX, Tru64, (anything running JDK 1.3, 1.4, 5.X)
Jetty
Mort Bay Consulting
Jetty 4.2.x (servlet spec 2.3)
Jetty 5.0.x (servlet spec 2.4)
19 Mar 2004

Online Demo

Download

JDK >= 1.2, J2ME (non servlet)  via integration with JBoss, Jonas, Phoenix, Geronimo

Jetty 4.2.x is JSP 1.2 , Jetty 5.0.x is JSP 2.0

      Free / OSS   NT, Win2K, Solaris, Linux (any system running a JDK or JME)
Macromedia
JRun Server
Developer License v4 May-02 Download 1.3.1   2.0   1.2   1.0.2   1.3+ Free Source:
InfoWorld
NT, Win2K, WinXP, Solaris, Suse Linux, Red Hat Linux, HP-UX, Compaq Tru64, AIX
Full License v4 $899 CPU
New Atlanta Communications
ServletExec
Developer v4.2 Oct-02 Download 1.3
1.4
  1.2       Free Source:
NT, Win2K, Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, AIX
DeBugger v4.1 Nov-01 Free
Deployment v4.2 Oct-02 $695 CPU
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
Novell
exteNd
Developer 4.0 Sept-02 Download 1.3 2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 $495 Dev r Source:
Gartner
TechMetrix
TheServerSide
Serving up SOAP
Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux 
Professional 4.0 Download $5K CPU
Enterprise 4.0 Download $10K CPU
ObjectWeb
JOnAS
v3.3.6 Oct-03 Download 1.3  2.0 1.2 1.1 1.3 Free/ OSS   NT, Linux, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, Win2K, Netware
v4.1 n/a 1.4
OpenConnect
OC://WebConnect Enterprise Integration Server
v1.5 Jul-00 Online 1.2.2 1.1         TDB

Free

Source:
TheServerSide
JavaPro
JavaPro
NT, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX
Oracle Application Server 10g (includes Toplink) Java Edition v9.0.4 Dec-03 Download

1.4.1
1.4.2 (Linux only)

2.0 1.2 1.0.2b 1.3 $5K CPU Source:
TheServerSide
ServerWatch
InfoWorld
eWeek
Oracle9i JDeveloper Review
SD Magazine
SD TimesPC Magazine
dbazine.com
Solaris, HP-UX, Redhat Linux, United Linux

Platforms to follow: Windows, AIX, HP Tru64, IBM S390 based Linux

Note: Version 9.0.3 is available on all the above platforms
Standard Edition v9.0.4 Sep-03 $10K CPU
Enterprise Edition v9.0.4 $20K CPU
OC4J Standalone v10.0.3 Developer Preview Release with J2EE 1.4 Support 1.4.1
1.4.2
2.1 2.0   Free Pure Java - runs on Unix, Linux, Windows
Persistence
Power Tier for J2EE
v7.0 Aug-01 Download 1.2
1.3
1.3.1
1.1 1.1 1.0.2 1.2 $25K CPU Source:
TheServerSide
Network Computing
NT, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
Pramati Technologies
Pramati Server
v3.5 Aug-03

Download

1.3.1+ 2.0

1.2

1.0.2 1.3 $5k per CPU for Enterprise Edition
$2.5k per CPU for Standard Edition
Free for Development
Source:
TheServerSide

 

NT, Win2K, Unix, Solaris, Mac OS X, Linux, IBM-iSeries OS/400 Platform, IBM-iSeries Suse-Linux 8.1 Platform
SAP AG
Web Application Server
v6.3 Apr-02 Download 1.3.1 2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 On request   XP/NT/2000, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux
Secant
ModelMethods
ModelMethods Enterprise Server v3.5 Jun-00 Download 1.2.2 1.1 1.1     $5500 Dev Source:
TheServerSide
Network Computing
InfoWorld
NT, Linux, Solaris and HP-UX
Sun Microsystems
Sun Java System Application Server
(GlassFish v2) (Single Version, no more "Editions") v.9.1 Sep-07 Download 5
6
3.0 2.1 1.1 5 Free Source:
 TheServerSide  ServerWatch
Solaris 9, 10; RHEL 4.0; SuSE 10; Windows 2k, XP, Vista; Mac OS X; Ubuntu 7.04
Platform Edition v.9.0 (GlassFish v1) May-06 Download 5
Enterprise Edition v.8.2 Feb-06 Download 1.4.2
5
2.1 2.0 1.1 1.4 $2000 CPU or $100 / employee Solaris 9, 10; RHEL 3.0, 4.0; Windows 2k, XP
Standard Edition v.8.2 Feb-06 Download 1.4.2
5
$10,000 CPU or $100 / employee
Sybase
EAServer
Developer v4.1.2 Sep-02 Download 1.2.2
1.3.1
2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 Free Source:
Intelligent Enterprise
eWeek
ADT
Windows, Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, Linux
Small Bus. v4.1.2 $2995 Server
Advanced v4.1.2 $7500 CPU
Enterprise v4.1.2 $20K CPU
Vendor
Product
Edition
Version
Release Demo JDK EJB JSP JMS J2EE
License
J2EE
Certif
Pricing Reviews Platforms
TmaxSoft
JEUS
Developer v4.2 Jan-03 Download 1.3.1
1.4.1
2.0 1.2 1.0.2 1.3 Contact Vendor ebizQ Solaris 7(Sparc) / 8(Sparc/x86),
Compaq Tru64,
AIX 4.3.x / 5L,
HP-UX 11.0,
Linux RedHat 7.1 / 7.2 / 8.0 / 7.1(64bit),
Windows NT 4.0 / 2000 / ,XP, Professional(32/64bit),
SCO UnixWare 7 / OpenUnix 8,
Itanium64 (IA64)
Enterprise v4.2
5.0 Beta May-04 1.4 2.1 2.0 1.1 1.4 Free Evaluation Windows
Together Teamlösungen EDV-Dienstleistungen GmbH. in cooperation with ObjectWeb
Enhydra Server
5.2 Mar - 05 Download 1.3
1.4
  1.1       Free / OSS - LGPL TheServerSide Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Linux, Solaris
v6.2
Enterprise v6.2 1.4 2.1 2.0 1.1
TradeCity Cybersoft
Rexip Appserver
Developer v2.5 Mar-03 Download 1.3.+   1.2       Free n/a Windows 98, 2000, XP, NT 4.0 (SP3), Linux, Solaris (2.7,2.8), AIX 4.3.3
Standard v2.5     $650 CPU
Enterprise v2.5 2.0 1.0.2b $3888 CPU
Trifork
Enterprise Application Server
Non-Commercial v3.3 Oct-04 Download 1.4.2 2.1 2.0 1.0.2 1.4 Free n/a MS Windows 2000, NT, XP, SuSE Linux 8, Red had 8, Solaris 8, AIX
Web v3.3 $999  Dual CPU
Linux Deployment v3.2.0 $895 Server
Pro v3.3.0 Dual CPU $2500  Dual CPU
Enterprise v3.2.0 Dual CPU Quote
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