What is IBM WebSphere edge server?WebSphere Edge Server allows deploying parts of an application that contains servlets or JSP components to a proxy cache and executes at the cache. The cache, called edge server, in this context works with the original WebSphere Application Server. This feature is called offloading.
What is IBM WebSphere edge server?WebSphere Edge is a set of web server/application server components that are intended to improve the performance of web-based systems.
It is part of the IBM WebSphere product suite.
Edge Server comprises 4 basic components:
1. Network Dispatcher
2. Caching Proxy
3. Content Distribution
4. Application Service at the Edge
Edge can be configured for high availability with a backup Edge failover server that takes over sessions if the primary Edge server fails.