Architecture Manual

This documentation provides an overview of the architecture of the Application Server Java (AS Java). It describes the setup of a Java cluster and the components involved.

Also, it describes the system architecture of the J2EE Engine.


You can operate the AS Java solely for Java/J2EE applications, or together with the Application Server ABAP (AS ABAP).

The integrated scenario is described in the documentation section SAP NetWeaver Application Server with ABAP and Java.

This architecture overview provides an introduction to and background information for administration and development of Java/J2EE applications with the AS Java.


The Architecture Manual is divided into the following sections:

Java Cluster Architecture

J2EE Engine System Architecture

Development Infrastructure (DI) – the architecture of usage type Development Infrastructure (DI)

Web Dynpro

Java Persistence (You can also find this documentation in the Development Manual)

SAP NetWeaver Application Server with ABAP and Java.