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
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
||JBoss AS provides improved
performance by providing
maximum server utilization
than other business applica
|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
||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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