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Java application server

Server program providing the infrastructure for Java applications. If the server is J2EE compliant, it supports servlets, Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Naming and Directory Interfaces (JNDI), Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) and all other services listed in the J2EE specification.

In the context of SAP Enterprise Portal 6.0, the Portal Server resides on a Java application server. The Java application server used is SAP J2EE Engine, which is J2EE compliant.

Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB)

JAXB allows Java developers to create and edit XML using familiar Java objects. JAXB is most useful when the specification is complex and changing. In such a case, regularly changing the XML Schema definitions to keep them synchronized with the Java definitions can be time-consuming and error-prone.

Java Connector Architecture (JCA)

A standard that allows any Java application to invoke the functionality provided by Legacy 1.

Java Database Connectivity Standard (JDBC)

JDBC is an Application Programming Interface (API) for the Java programming language that defines how a client may access a database. It provides methods for querying and updating data in a database, and allows any Java application to perform any desired database operations.

Java iView

Piece of content that runs in the Java iView runtime. Java iViews are typically written in .JSP or Java.

Java iView Runtime

Executes Java iViews and renders the returned content.

Java Message Service (JMS)

The JMS API is a Java Message Oriented Middleware (MOM) API for sending messages between two or more clients. JMS is a specification developed under the Java Community Process as JSR 914.

Java Server Pages(JSP)

JSP is aJava-based technology that allows the insertion of server executable scripts in Web pages. Mostly used on Linux, Unix, and Solaris platforms.


See Java Architecture for XML Binding.


See Java Connector Architecture.


See Java Database Connectivity Standard.


See Java Message Service.


See Java Server Pages.

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