GlassFish open source provides a complete Java EE 6 compliant, free, and server applications with open source. It is also available in the distribution profile of the Internet and can be downloaded from glassfish.org. It is easy to use (e-mail setup and NetBeans / Eclipse / IntelliJ integration), light (load from 30 MB, a small disk / memory), as well as modular (OSGi-based containers started on demand) application server. It also provides high availability clustering and centralized administration using command-line, web-based administration console and REST API.Open source edition is supported by GlassFish forums and other social media channels.
Oracle GlassFish Server is a commercially supported for GlassFish Server distribution.Oracle GlassFish Server Control is a set of features that improve performance by allowing for the automatic backup configuration and application data allows fine-grained monitoring, and allows for a more secure and highly available deployment.Customers also receive a 24 x 7 support throughout the year, priority for bug fixes and patches / fixes for them. Compensation protects you from legal action related to open source software is distributed Oracle. This publication can be downloaded for evaluation from OTN, but requires a license for corporate use. Learn more about how to support and support is provided in the commercial distribution here.
In summary, GlassFish Server Open Source Edition has the following features:
Free community-supported application server
Full Java EE 6 platform support and Web Profile support
Easy to use
Lightweight; starts in a few seconds
Modular and extensible architecture (OSGi)
Fastest open source application server (http://spec.org)
Clustering and centralized administration
Available from glassfish.org
Oracle GlassFish Server provide the following additional benefits:
Oracle’s commercially supported GlassFish Server distribution