Java 2 Extended Edition (J2EE) and Microsoft’s .NET represent the two leading architectures for developing highly scalable enterprise applications.
The .NET Framework has a number of advantages that make it particularly appealing if you want to increase your productivity while reducing operating and development costs.
A few of the key benefits include:
The performance of an application written in .NET is generally better than J2EE. For example, a benchmark applied to the Nile ecommerce application server shows that the .NET implementation outperforms the implementation using EJBs on a leading J2EE application server by 345% on an 8 CPU system (Microsoft .NET vs. Sun Microsystems’s J2EE, p.14).
Increase developer productivity up to 50%.
J2EE requires more source code than .NET to obtain the same functionality. Based on the Software Productivity Research data, coding a function point in Java requires about 53 statements while .NET requires only 16. In fact, a .NET implementation of the Nile application was written with only 3,484 lines while the Java version needed 14,273 lines (Implementing Sun® Microsystem’s JavaTM Pet Store J2EETM Blueprint Application using Microsoft® .NET)
Scalability refers to the ability to handle more workload, typically from the addition of more users. A study developed by ObjectWatch, Inc. states that the .NET platform has a major advantage in total cost of ownership vs. J2EE: You can expect to spend five to ten times as much to handle the same workload using a J2EE/Unix platform as would be required with the .NET/Windows platform ( Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) vs. the .NET Platform, p.24).
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