2. Are there any differences between Weblogic and Websphere?

Webpshere tends to focus more on integration, connectivity and web services. it has rich implementation of J2EE, better performance, more extensive integration and transaction management. In terms of trnsaction weblogic is having default transaction attribute as 'supports', but websphere does not have any default transaction attribute.

Websphere is from IBM and Weblogic is from BEA.

3. How would use ensure WebSphere server logs are created on a different drive than the installation root?

Change the WebSphere server's server variables using the Administrative Console or use scripts.

4. What type of files are required to deploy an application into Websphere. How can they be installed?

WAR or EAR files.

Can be installed using Administration Console or scripts.

5. What Development Environment(s) are available to develop applications for WebSphere?

IBM provides several industrial strength development environments based on Eclipse development framework the current IDE is Rational Developer for Websphere. Applications can also be developed with the Websphere Application Server Toolkit and third party tools like Jbuilder, and Eclipse/ANT etc.

6. What are the different application servers and Web Servers supporting J2EE technologys?

JBoss Is an Application Server that supports J2EE

IBM Websphere and BEA WebLogic servers are a combination of Application Server, Web Server & container

Jakarta Tomcat is a Servlet container and a Web server.

Apache Sever is a Web server

7. Is there any difference between weblogic and websphere?

Webpshere tends to focus more on integration, connectivity and web services. it has rich implementation of J2EE, better performance, more extensive integration and transaction management. In terms of trnsaction weblogic is having default transaction attribute as 'supports', but websphere does not have any default transaction attribute.

8. How to implement JDBC-ODBC bridge driver (Type 1) in Websphere?

If you use JDBC type (I) driver you dont need to add any driver in websphere. you simply created DSN and use it locally, same we use java class, if you use Type(2) and Type(4) so first go to admin console then go to connection, then add driver there fill other info like conn. size, uname pass, max conn. and connect it to you applications.

9. How to import jaxp package in IBM WSAD?

1. open WSAD
2. go to project
3. click properties
4. select javaBuildPath
5. add any jar file like jaxp select add external jars.

10. What is the difference between web server and application server?

ApplicationServer: takes care of Security, Transaction, Multithreading, Resource pooling, load balancing, clustering, performence, highly availability, scalability, etc. Exposes business logic to client applications through various protocols, possibly including HTTP. Supports deployment of .war and .ear filesApplication server = webserver + EJB container.

Webserver: handles HTTP protocol. Receives HTTP request, it responds with an HTTP response.