JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Overview

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is the #14 ranked solution in our list of top Application Infrastructure tools. It is most often compared to IBM WebSphere Application Server: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform vs IBM WebSphere Application Server

What is JBoss Enterprise Application Platform?
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) is an open source platform for modern Java applications deployed in any environment. JBoss EAP’s architecture is modular, and cloud ready. The platform offers powerful management and automation for greater developer productivity. It is based on the open source Wildfly project (formerly known as JBoss Application Server).

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is also known as JBoss EAP, Red Hat EAP.

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JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Customers
APD, Banco Azteca, Roche, Tata Sky, Frost Bank
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Dan Marin
Branch Technical Manager at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
Light, with an easy initial setup and a good set of features

Pros and Cons

  • "The solution is much lighter as an application server than other solutions that we used before. We used IBM Workshare Application Server and Oracle WebLogic. They are heavy application servers. JBoss is lighter. It starts faster and iterates its application fast. It's much, much faster than the competition."
  • "IBM offered JAVA profiling, which is something I used often and I wish that JBoss had something similar."

What other advice do I have?

We are using JBoss, however, we don't use the real business process management tool. We are in the prospecting phase at this moment. We are investigating a lighter BFM solution and going open-source as much as possible. We would definitely want commercial support at some point due to the fact that when we are going to sell the solution to our clients, we don't want to rely only on opening tickets to the community and getting it solved only whenever we can find an answer that way. We definitely will be looking for a solution with commercial support, however, at the same time, to also needs to…
Jefe Area Middleware at Servicio de Impuestos Internos
Real User
Top 20
Good performance and scalability for our online transaction processing

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution for application server farms for online transaction processing.

How has it helped my organization?

JBoss EAP permitted support for a high level of transaction processing during the personal income tax declaration period.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features of this solution are scalability and performance.

What needs improvement?

This solution needs better management UI.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for ten years.