MySQL is a relational database management system that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. Various types of databases are offered at NJIT for personal, departmental, research, and other purposes. These databases support a number of APIs, servlet applications, and security protocols. (more info)



The Oracle Database (commonly referred to as Oracle) is a relational database management system produced and marketed by Oracle Corporation NJIT currently offers database space on two separate servers, Prophet and Seer. (more info)



Tomcat is an open source servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation. Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from Sun Microsystems, and provides a "pure Java" HTTP web server environment for Java code to run. (more info)



The Common Gateway Interface (CGI) is a standard  that defines how webserver software can delegate the generation of webpages to a console application. Such applications are known as CGI scripts; they can be written in any programming language, although scripting languages are often used. Essentially, CGI provides an interface between the webservers and the clients. (more info)


Web Servers

NJIT hosts a variety of web servers, each with standard web applications. (more info)



webMathematica allows a web browser to act as a front end to a remote Mathematica server. It is designed to allow a user written application to be remotely accessed via a browser on any platform. It may not be used to give full access to Mathematica. (more info)


Last Updated: December 5, 2014