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Choosing Your VMware vFabric Edition

VMware vFabric is available in two editions, vFabric Standard and vFabric Advanced

VMware vFabric® Suite is available in two editions,  vFabric Suite Standard and vFabric Suite Advanced. vFabric Suite Standard contains components required for application servers and web servers. vFabric Suite Advanced contains databases, messaging, automated application provisioning, plus everything in vFabric Suite Standard.

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vFabric Hyperic helps web operations teams monitor the application infrastructure for custom web applications across physical machines, a virtual infrastructure environment, or the cloud.

Feature Description vFabric Standard vFabric Advanced
Java Application Framework Yes Yes
vFabric tc Server Spring Edition Java application server, extends Apache Tomcat Yes Yes

Memory pooling for tc Server & Apache Tomcat Yes Yes
Session & Hibernate caching Yes Yes
HTTP server, extends Apache httpd Yes Yes
Comprehensive monitoring Yes Yes
Apache Tomcat Support
Most popular Java application server Yes Yes
Most popular web server Yes Yes
Automated application provisioning Yes
In-memory distributed SQL database Yes
vSphere-optimized relational database Yes
The world's most advanced open source database Yes
Message server Yes

Typical Deployment Patterns

vFabric Suite Advanced is typically deployed in one of four different personalities: database, message server, web server or application server. In addition to providing two additional personalities (database and message server) vFabric Suite Advanced also provides automated application provisioning through vFabric Application Director.

vFabric Suite Standard is typically deployed in one of two different personalities: web server or application server as shown.

vFabric Suite four personalities

vFabric Suite four personalities

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