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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.
Compare vFabric Editions
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||
|Memory pooling for tc Server & Apache Tomcat||Yes||Yes|
|Session & Hibernate caching||Yes||Yes|
|HTTP server, extends Apache httpd||Yes||Yes|
Apache Tomcat Support
|Most popular Java application server||Yes||Yes|
Apache HTTP Server support
|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|
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.