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ORACLE GLASSFISH SERVER
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Get more flexibility and less complexity. Oracle GlassFish Server,
the world’s first implementation of the Java Platform, Enterprise
Edition (Java EE) 6 specification, is ideal for developing and
delivering server-side Java and dynamic language applications.
FLEXIBLE, EASY-TO-USE
PLATFORM BASED ON OPEN
SOURCE
BENEFITS
 Lightweight and flexible
 Fast startup of only those
services required by deployed
applications
 Easy-to-use administration
console and command-line
tool
 Microsoft .NET interoperability
 Easy to leverage the Java EE
6 Web Profile and the
complete Java EE 6 platform
 Ability to right-size the
platform based on
implementation needs
 Ability to run dynamic
languages such as Ruby on
Rails and Jython
 Support available from
Oracle’s world-class services
organization
System requirements are wide-ranging and offer users several
choices of hardware and operating systems.
Oracle GlassFish Server Specifications
Operating Systems

OpenSolaris 2009.06

Oracle Solaris 10 SPARC (32- and 64-bit Java virtual machine [JVM])

Oracle Solaris 10 x86 (32- and 64-bit JVM)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (32- and 64-bit JVM)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32-bit JVM only)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 (32- and 64-bit JVM)

Windows 7 Professional Edition (32-bit JVM only)

Windows 2008 (32-bit JVM only)

Windows XP Professional Edition SP3+ (32-bit only)
System Requirements

100 MB minimum free memory (varies by configuration)

200 MB minimum free disk space (varies by configuration)
Java Virtual Machine

Java SE 6 (JDK 6 Update 17 or greater)
Browsers

Internet Explorer 6.x, 7.x, 8

Firefox 2.x, 3.x

Safari 3.2, 4.0
Database Servers Supported
Oracle supports all JDBC drivers that comply with the Java EE specification, but only
the following subsets are tested and certified, due to the number of potential
combinations:

DataDirect 4.0.x (DB2 9.5.x, Oracle Database 11, Sybase 15.x, MySQL 5.1+,
Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2005, Informix 11)

Oracle Database 11 (thin, Type 4 and Type 2)

PostgreSQL 8.3

MySQL 5.1

DB2 9.5+ Type 2
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Load

mod_jk
Balancers

Third-party HTTP load balancers are supported for use but not certified.
Contact Us
For more information about Oracle GlassFish Server system requirements, please
visit oracle.com/sun or call +1.800.786.0404 to speak to an Oracle representative.
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