JBoss Overview

JBoss is the #5 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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JBoss Customers
Tata Sky, Nissan, Swedish Board of Agriculture, Novamedia, American Product Distributors, Advanced Micro Devices, Emirates Group, E*TRADE
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Leader -Platform Development & Testing at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
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It seems to be a well-rounded application server that supports scalability and is easy to set-up and to deploy.
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Solutions Architect at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees
The class loader isolation is good, but the deployment of data sources could be improved.

What other advice do I have?

I was using Apache Tomcat, JBoss AS (RedHat), WebMethods (Software AG) and IIS (Microsoft). All of them have they specialities, but depending on the goals and purpose it’s quiet easy to make a choice. Products based on Microsoft .NET do not give companies lot of options; either with Server Operating System shipped IIS, or the developer version called IIS Express. Applications written in Java, n opposite, can be accommodated on several fully profiled or non-fully-profiled application or web servers. Only have one application per server if possible. Do not over complicate it, and keep the…
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Database Expert at a healthcare company with 501-1,000 employees
Good open source application server at a fraction of the cost

What other advice do I have?

We chose JBossas it scales well, supports multiple nodes redundancy and has an integrated Tomcat which can be customized.The price is a big plus and out of the box implementation is good. Most people are skeptical to run Enterprise applications with ope source jboss.
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