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What is it
Benefits: Simple, convenience
Disadvantages: Performance, Security
Customer application server
Benefit: Standard, used to it, performance,
Disadvantages: You need the experts in house, Undocumented instalaltion tweaks may be required
One box model
Two box model
Application server cluster
Chose the one most familiar with and you think gets the job done best.
App server no preference, general W, L and U depending on the customer app server. W and L for the predeployed tomcat preference to RHEL and Ubuntu.
Microsoft Windows Server
See Sizing recommendations: Database, for an estimation.
Preference because more commonly used.
Recommended if this is the only database system supported bu your IT.
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