JBoss Overview

JBoss is the #4 ranked solution in our list of top Application Server tools. It is most often compared to IBM WebSphere Application Server: JBoss vs IBM WebSphere Application Server

What is JBoss?
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), a market-leading, fully certified Java EE platform, gives you a single platform to quickly develop and deploy applications. Use traditional Red Hat JBoss EAP to gain business agility with your existing applications and reduce the costs of proprietary platforms.
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Tata Sky, Nissan, Swedish Board of Agriculture, Novamedia, American Product Distributors, Advanced Micro Devices, Emirates Group, E*TRADE
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Erick Garcia Ramirez
Software Engineer at Globant
Real User
Top 20
Dec 25, 2020
Good documentation, very stable, and scalable

What is our primary use case?

The product is basically middleware. What we have is several applications running on JBoss. Basically, it is very old and there we have those services exposed. Our target is to move them to ERPC, or something more modern, like REST or ESPC, or a combination of both. What we currently have here, still, is SOAP services, which is a very old middleware. They also are using it for scheduling some items such as some recurrent procedures. They have a queue manager as well.

Pros and Cons

  • "There's good documentation and a pretty good community surrounding the product."
  • "In general, the support of the ERPC would be really good due to the fact that, so far, I have not seen it."

What other advice do I have?

We're just customers. We are currently migrating an application that was developed, on JBoss, and we are taking it to the Cloud. The project was started on JBoss 6.2, however, now that we are mounting it in the Cloud, we're using JBoss EAP 7.3. The client doesn't want to pay more rights to RedHat. Now we're moving JBoss to WildFly, which is really easy. It's just to avoid the licenses. The deployment version is on-premises. The productive version is still on AWS on-premises, on some virtual machines that the company paid for. However, when it comes to the cloud, we are installing it in Google…
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