UNDERLYING PLATFORM OF THE E-COMMERCE SYSTEM: J2EE VS. NET

Hamid Jahankhani, Mohammed Youssef

Abstract

When considering the implementation of any new Web-based application these days, the main two options available to developers are to either base the application on Sun Microsystems’ J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) platform, or on Microsoft’s .NET platform. Although other platforms do exist, the IT industry has identified these two as the main choices. .NET initiative is a broad new vision for embracing the Internet and the Web in the development, engineering and use of software. One key aspect of the .NET s strategy is its independence from a specific language or platform. This paper is about the strategic decision making that any Small and Medium size Enterprises (SME) should make to adopt a technology platform for a new project. This paper refers to an on ongoing development to provide an integrated business information and e-commerce system for a manufacturing company. The company uses Syspro ERP system. Consumers of ERP systems are demanding solutions that can be easily integrated with Web applications in order to provide such services as e-commerce to customers and browser-based access to remote workers. The aim of this paper is to compare the two technologies and discuss the main reasons why it is believed that .NET would be more appropriate than J2EE as a technology platform for the e-commerce solution.

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Jahankhani H. and Youssef M. (2004). UNDERLYING PLATFORM OF THE E-COMMERCE SYSTEM: J2EE VS. NET . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 250-257. DOI: 10.5220/0002619302500257


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis04,
author={Hamid Jahankhani and Mohammed Youssef},
title={UNDERLYING PLATFORM OF THE E-COMMERCE SYSTEM: J2EE VS. NET},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={250-257},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002619302500257},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - UNDERLYING PLATFORM OF THE E-COMMERCE SYSTEM: J2EE VS. NET
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Jahankhani H.
AU - Youssef M.
PY - 2004
SP - 250
EP - 257
DO - 10.5220/0002619302500257