There’s a lot of documentation for glassfish V2 and the the Sun Java Enterprise System Application Server 9.2 distro on the web. Besides wikis and blogs, there’s the “official” documentation set for glassfish V2, which is the same as the documentation set for Sun Java Enterprise System Application Server 9.1.
Because there are differences between these two distributions, the documentation refers to them.
In the Installation Guide (which I checked first) for example, the different installation methods for these distributions are explained. For earlier Versions of the Sun Java Enterprise System Application, there’s another distribution with the Sun Java™ Enterprise System (Java ES) installer, which also refered in the “Uninstalling Application Server Software” chapter. So, maybe we’ll have three types of glassfish V2 distros and install methods in future?
After setting up glassfish V2 I was interested in tuning and what the Sun Java System Application Server 9.1 PerformanceTuning Guide recommends for production mode. Focusing on the administrative part, I was wondering if there are tips for modifing the default JVM and Solaris 10 settings for different type of Servers like the Sun T2000 Niagara server or Sun X4200 Galaxy AMD Opteron servers. Looking at the section “Tuning for Solaris”, gives me a couple of tuning parameters listed. Looking at them and comparing them to
the Solaris 10 Tunable Parameters Reference Manual shows up, that the suggested Tuning parameters are for Solaris 8 or 9 but not for Solaris 10. Disappointed looking around, I found interesting values to start with in the submitted SPEC jAppServer2004 Results for Sun Java Enterprise System Application Server 9.0 .
I raised issue #3082 for updating tuning parameters to Solaris 10.
UPDATE: Also see gfwiki.