This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
check out the "examples" directory in Seam distribution. Most examples can be built into Tomcat WARs. The jpa and hibernate2 examples run on WAS/WLS/GF etc. They use the default data sources in those app servers. You will need to setup your own data source for MySQL -- but that is covered in the app server manual.