Win a copy of 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know this week in the Java in General forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
Marshals:
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Henry Wong
Sheriffs:
  • Ron McLeod
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Tim Cooke
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
Bartenders:
  • Piet Souris
  • salvin francis
  • fred rosenberger

difference between WPS and WAS

 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 401
Spring
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
may i know the difference between WPS and WAS?

many thanks,
venkat.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 132
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Do you mean with WPS the WebSphere Portal Server or the WebSphere Process Server ?
 
Rauhl Roy
Ranch Hand
Posts: 401
Spring
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Christian Nicoll wrote:Do you mean with WPS the WebSphere Portal Server or the WebSphere Process Server ?



all three protal, process, application
 
Christian Nicoll
Ranch Hand
Posts: 132
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hi Rauhl,

i think the most famous server is the WebSphere Application Server (WAS). The current version is 7. On a WAS you can run and deploy servlets, JSF-applications, EJB's and webservices. There are of course a lot of other application-types, but I would like to give you just a little picture of those types. Usually you install on a WAS multiple EAR-Files.

If you want to create portlets and to integrate those portlets in a portlet application you 'll also build one or more EAR-files. With a simple WAS your portlets a not able to interact with each other, so you need a WebSphere Portal Server (WP) which provides the implementation of both portlet specifications (JSR 168 and JSR 286). Behind the scenes you see that the WP is also just a WAS, but on the WAS is special Enterprise Application deployed, the WPS.ear. All the magic (e.g. Themes&Skins) what you 'll find in the WP comes from this WPS.ear application.

The last server is the WebSphere Process Server (WPS). If you want to build business processes with a tool like the WebSphere Integration Developer (WID) then the WPS 'll be your target runtime. Your business process 'll usually then use BPEL (or BPMN ?). I'm not sure how a WPS is constructed, but I would assume that you 'll there find also a WAS and an Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).

I hope that this answer your question.
 
Ranch Hand
Posts: 111
Netbeans IDE Java Linux
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator

Thanks Christian !!
 
My first bit of advice is that if you are going to be a mime, you shouldn't talk. Even the tiny ad is nodding:
Devious Experiments for a Truly Passive Greenhouse!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/paulwheaton/greenhouse-1
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic