WebSphere Application Server 5.0 was a major new release of the WAS product. V5 includes comprehensive J2EE 1.3 support; a completely different approach to product packaging and installation of single and multiserver configurations; an all new server administration architecture (including an XML-based administrative repository, a Web-based Administrative Console, and a completely new scripting facility); substantial security, availability, and performance enhancements; and many new programming extensions.
WAS V5 brought major changes to IBM's strategic application server. This section gives details on WAS 5.0 features, along with some advice on using those features.
WAS Product Packages
WAS Express is a lightweight server ...