Gartner Research

SilverStream Software, Inc. SilverStream Application Server

Published: 06 April 2000

ID: G0090508

Analyst(s): Deborah A. Hess

Summary

Although SilverStream Software calls its flagship Java development tool an Application Server, the product is much more. Unlike many of its competitors, it includes a full IDE for building client as well as server code and also includes a complete set of content management tools. The SilverStream Application Server package consists of several components--the application server itself, HTML-based page and form designers, a load-balancing module for robustness and reliability, a built-in Java 2-compatible runtime and programming environment, a CORBA 2.3 ORB, and a management console for controlling application behavior. The latest version now supports Enterprise JavaBeans 1.1 and the Java 2 Enterprise Edition and also lets developers use their preferred development tools.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • SilverStream
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • Provides Both CORBA and COM Development
    • Provides Content Management Tools
    • SilverCommand Lets Developers Use Third-Party Java Tools
  • Limitations
    • Complex Product
    • Relatively Limited XML Support
  • Datapro Insight

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