Magic xpa Application Platform vs. Oracle GlassFish Server

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Magic xpa Application Platform
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Magic xpa Application Platform is an application server and infrastructure from Magic Technologies in California.N/A
Oracle GlassFish Server
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Oracle GlassFish Server was originally developed by Sun Microsystems and is available open source or supported by Oracle. It is an application server.N/A
Pricing
Magic xpa Application PlatformOracle GlassFish Server
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Magic xpa Application PlatformOracle GlassFish Server
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
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Application Servers
Comparison of Application Servers features of Product A and Product B
Magic xpa Application Platform
7.0
1 Ratings
15% below category average
Oracle GlassFish Server
8.8
3 Ratings
8% above category average
IDE support6.01 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Security management8.01 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Administration and management7.01 Ratings8.03 Ratings
Application server performance7.01 Ratings10.03 Ratings
Installation8.01 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Open-source standards compliance6.01 Ratings9.82 Ratings
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Magic xpa Application PlatformOracle GlassFish Server
Small Businesses
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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Medium-sized Companies
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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Score 9.1 out of 10
Enterprises
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Score 9.1 out of 10
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User Ratings
Magic xpa Application PlatformOracle GlassFish Server
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Magic xpa Application PlatformOracle GlassFish Server
Likelihood to Recommend
Magic Software Enterprises
In our experience, the product performs really well when interfacing systems with ERP's through SQL server database tables, but we've even made some interfaces with the web service functionality included with the magic xpi integration platform. Also, we've made some SAP Business One - SAP Business One interfaces, for copying information from one company to another and even between two different ERP systems.
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Oracle
Glassfish is well suited for large-scale cluster deployments and integrates well with F5 load balancers.
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Pros
Magic Software Enterprises
  • The UI is really simple to use, you have source/destination mapping for the items.
  • The scheduler gives you a lot of options when executing the models.
  • The error handling is usually pretty good and the errors can be corrected fast.
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Oracle
  • The product offers Java EE support.
  • As the version supported by Oracle we have an extensive documentation, the Oracle GlassFish server online documentation library, patches ,and support from the supplier.
  • Ease of use through the administration console.
  • Integration with the NetBeans development interface.
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Cons
Magic Software Enterprises
  • Although the scenarios may be online, the main service usually freezes and the processes can't transact any data. With a single restart of the service, the processes will be functioning again.
  • The support for more applications would be nice, even though there is a nice number of them. Most of the main applications in the market are supported.
  • The licensing for the software may be a little confusing; you can't buy individual licenses as they come in packages of four.
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Oracle
  • One of the areas where we found Glassfish adaptation difficult for our company was the lack of documentation and community forums covering important issues.
  • We ran into a roadblock with OAuth 2.0 implementation and did not get great support on that issue.
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Alternatives Considered
Magic Software Enterprises
Honestly, we have only used and evaluated magic xpi/xpa platforms because of the recommendation of our SAP Business One main supplier, who has previously used the platform for their developments. So far, we have no regrets with the acquisition of the platform and we are very happy with its performance.
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Oracle
At the time we did a small proof of concept with both platforms and Oracle Glassfish had more intuitive administration and configuration functions
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Return on Investment
Magic Software Enterprises
  • The implementation time for this kind of projects has been greatly reduced.
  • Certifying an In-House resource in the Magix xpi and xpa platforms is probably the best option, considering all of the projects that can be developed in the future without the need of an external consultant.
  • The processes that have been automatized with the Magic xpi platform helped reduce human error and the time those processes took to finish.
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Oracle
  • Glassfish which initially spun off from an Open Source project has a community edition which is free to use and offers great ROI.
  • In comparison to cloud offerings like AWS and Google App Engine, Glassfish requires more cost upfront for installation and management.
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