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Oct 31, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Application Server
Application Server
(
APS
) is a term for
server
-
software
that is specialized for the operation of a shared
application
. It is a
software platform that sits above the operating system and provides basic
services
for the operation of the
applications
.
Application Server is a typical part of the so-called three-tier architecture, within which is responsible for the
application
operation
itself, especially for their so-called
business logic
. The most common application server platforms are:
Java platform, standard (J2EE)
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java Application-Server Environment)
Oracle WebLogic Server
IBM WebSphere Application Server
JBoss Application Server
Microsoft .NET Application Server
SAP Application Servers
SAP NetWeaver Application Server
Application servers on
PHP
platform (
open source
)
Zend Server
Application servers on
Python
platform
Django CMS
and more
Application Server in practice
: Virtually all major
applications
in the organization (except those who only runs on endpoint
devices) need an application server. Each application has thus typically its own application server. Those application servers that
run
web applications
are called web application servers. The vast majority of application servers are currently based on the
standard (J2EE).
IT specialists have the
responsibility
for the management of application servers in the
organization
.
Related terms and methods:
Computer Network
Managed Server
PaaS (Platform as a Service)
Service (software)
Server
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Virtual Server
Related management field:
Informatics
Other information and sources (International)
Intel: Overview of Enterprise-Class Application Servers (en)
Wikipedia EN: Application Server (en)
Wikipedia EN: Comparison of Application Servers (en)