JBoss Application Server

JBoss is an open source Java EE-based application server. JBoss is cross-platform, usable on any operating system that supports Java. The core developers were originally employed by “JBoss Inc.” founded by Marc Fleury. Red Hat bought JBoss for $420 million in April 2006. The company profits from a service-based business model. As an Open Source project, the project is developed and supported by a wide network of programmers.

JBoss implements the full Java EE suite of services. JBoss pioneered the Professional Open Source business model where the core developers of projects make a living and offer their services. JBoss-related projects include JBoss AS, Hibernate, Tomcat, JBoss ESB, jBPM, JBoss Rules (formerly Drools), JBoss Cache, JGroups, JBoss Portal, SEAM, JBoss Transactions, JBoss Messaging and are marketed under the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite (JEMS) brand.

JBoss is purely written in java and is used for hosting the java based business components it is the implementation of JEE that relies on the Enterprise Java Beans for its functionality. It can be used on any java enabled operating system. Due to the open soure it is the one of the most widely used Java Application Server in the market. It is a standard platform for developing and deploying the Web application, Java application and Portals.

EJB 3.0: It is basically designed for fast developing the
enterprise Java programming model. It is optional to install the EJB 3.0 capabilities while downloading and running the JBoss as an installer.

JBoss AS 5.0 Beta 1: Now the current version of the
next generation of JBoss is available as JBoss AS 5 GA. It
is certified for Java EE and includes the following core

• Hibernate 3.2: It is JPA certified.
• EJB 3.0: Fully certified to be the part of the Java Enterprise Edition complaint JBoss AS 5.
• JBoss Microcontainer: It is a container based on POJO
and removes the dependency on JMX.
• JBoss WebServices 2.0: New custom built JAX-WS complaint WebServices stack.
• JBoss Seam 1.1: Powerful application framework developed for the next generation Web 2.0 applications
by unifying and integrating popular service oriented architecture (SOA) technologies.
• JBoss Messaging 1.2: It is HA enabled features next
generation platform from JBoss.


Why Choose JBoss Application Server?

Standardized Open Source JBoss AS is user friendly for
business application. It is a
J2EE certified open source
licensed. JBoss AS is free
available and used for
embedding and distributing.
Simple not Complex it helps developers to get started quickly and easily. JBoss provides a bridge that supports for developing the business application based
on EJB 3.0.
Best of Breed Technology It is one of the best available
application server in the market. Integration with Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, EJB 3.0 makes it better than others available in the market.
Performance JBoss AS provides improved
performance by providing maximum server utilization than other business applica tion servers.
Service Oriented Architecture JBoss AS is a service oriented microkernel architecture that uses extremely small in footprint to ensure all the service are accessed,
managed, and integrated in a
unified and consist manner.
Clustering and High Availability For deploying large scalable
enterprise applications JBoss
AS provides features like load balancing, clustering, distributed deployment and fail-over.
Professional Support JBoss Inc. offers for Consult
ing, Training and Professional
Support required for deploy
ing a mission-critical applica
tion, rolling out JEMS or testing a proof of concept across the enterprise.
100% Pure Java Most of the operating sys tems that are capable of running Java Virtual Machine (JVM) like Microsoft Windows , Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Sun Solaris, SUSE Linux, HP-UX and many more are compatible with JBoss since JBoss AS is purely written in Java.

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