IBM WebSphere Application Server Room for Improvement

Abdel Moneim Emad
Enterprise Solutions Architect at Intercom Enterprises
IBM needs to pay attention to market changes more quickly. We now have Java 9 and very soon Java EE8. We do not want to wait for two or three years after their release until they are supported by the new version, say WAS 10 in our case. Installing or configuring a WAS server instance as a Windows Service causes a lot of problems, especially when the server needs credentials to stop. View full review »
GanapathyElumalai
Principal Architect with 1-10 employees
Nowadays the industry is moving towards a more open-source operating framework. The cost factor is huge. It's very pricey compared to other open-source stacks. In the future, we'll deal with the IBM Stack so we might move to a compact server and other open-source alternatives which are comparatively less in terms of cost. They should make the solution more lightweight and not bundle everything into a single product. The solution would benefit from having a different licensing model. View full review »
Gurvijay Bhatti
Senior Solutions Architect at Department of Justice
The computing resources required to run WAS could be reduced so that we can use a smaller virtual machine to run the application. I would like WAS administration tasks to be completed via scripts, rather than GUI. View full review »
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Akkari Fay
Director of Operations at ufi
In the next release of this solution, I would like to see support for the Arabic language. Better and easier integration with other solutions, such as DB2, would be an improvement. View full review »
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