The WSO2 Application Server (AS) is an enterprise-grade, lean, 100% open source, cloud-enabled, multi-tenant platform offered under Apache license 2.0. Unlike many over-bloated, proprietary solutions, WSO2 Application Server cuts out unnecessary layers, yet supports a comprehensive set of features in a simple, clean, lightweight model. It is easily-deployable and developer-friendly with rich context for hosting and managing scalable applications and services. The WSO2 Application Server is reliable, supports secure communication and transactional integration based on the concept of loose coupling.
With the WSO2 Application Server, you get a single, integrated package with lots of additional features inherited from the component-based WSO2 Carbon platform. Both the WSO2 Carbon Platform and the WSO2 Application Server are award-winning innovations in the global enterprise middleware solutions space.
This is the official, released WSO2 Application Server Documentation, hosted at: http://docs.wso2.org/wiki/display/AS501/WSO2+Application+Server+Documentation. The purpose of this documentation is to provide you with information for setting up, configuring and implementing the WSO2 Application Server .
If you are a first time user, the following sections will introduce the Applicatio n Server and help you get started quickly.
This documentation is structured by topics most frequently searched for in an Application Server. Therefore, for a more comprehensive coverage of the entire Application Server, its important subject areas, and the advanced configurations, we recommend that you spend some time with the documentation structure before digging into the content. You can get a high-level view of the main topics covered by going through the left navigation panel of the online documentation or the table of contents in a printed version.
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