Announcing the availability of the WebSphere Application Server V8.5-Liberty Profile Plugin V1.0 for Web Application Pattern Tech Preview. This is a new pattern type provided as a Technology Preview for the IBM Workload Deployer platform that allows applications to be targeted at a WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Liberty Profile Server when provisioning into a cloud-based environment.
The WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Liberty Profile delivers a simplified and lightweight application-serving environment. Its incredibly fast restart time, small size, dynamic behavior, and ease of use, makes it a great option for developers building web applications that do not require the full Java EE environment of traditional enterprise application server profiles.
IBM Workload Deployer is a proven hardware appliance that provides access to software virtual images and patterns that can be used as is or easily customized, and then securely deployed, managed and maintained in a private cloud. Workload Deployer is targeted for private or on-premise cloud computing environments. It can also be used by service providers providing hosted public clouds and software-as-a-service environments to simplify and
standardize repeated deployments
In order to get started go to the download site and follow the instructions.