WebSphere Application Server V8.5 addresses the needs of today's agile enterprises and developers. For the enterprise, it provides a choice of application server solutions with fidelity for the available editions. It also provides increased scalability, resiliency, and security for critical applications and the flexibility to deploy new offerings quickly and efficiently. It includes a lightweight and powerful, yet simple, application server to satisfy multiple requirements around a simplified "low-end" application environment. For the developer, it provides an improved developer experience and a simplified server configuration that can have multiple versions and be maintained in source control along with the applications.
This IBM Redpaper publication presents a high-level view of some of the features and enhancements in WebSphere Application Server V8.5.