List of JBoss software
This is a list of articles for JBoss software, and projects from the JBoss Community and Red Hat. This open-source software written in Java is developed in projects, and productized with commercial-level support by Red Hat.
JBoss productized software
|JBoss Enterprise Middleware
(software productized by Red Hat)
|JBoss A-MQ||Platform||A small-footprint, high-performance, open source message-oriented middleware platform that can easily be deployed at outlets and devices for integration that extends beyond the data center. |
|JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP)||Platform||A Java EE-based application server runtime platform used for building, deploying, and hosting highly transactional Java applications and services|
|JBoss Enterprise Web Platform (JBoss EWP)||Platform||A Java EE-based application server runtime platform for building, deploying, and hosting applications and services; a lighter weight version of the JBoss EAP|
|JBoss Enterprise Web Server (JBoss EWS)||Platform||A large scale web server with a platform for lightweight Java applications based on Apache Tomcat and Apache Web Server|
|JBoss Enterprise BRMS||Platform||A business rule management system (BRMS) and reasoning engine for business policy and rules development, access, and change management; a productized version of JBoss Drools and OptaPlanner|
|JBoss Rules||Platform||Java software for a reasoning engine based on JBoss Drools; the flagship product is JBoss Enterprise BRMS|
|JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform (JBoss EPP)||Platform||An enterprise portal with the core web portal features of presentation, master page objects, containers, and a repository, and also an optional site publisher|
|JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform (JBoss SOA-P)||Platform||A Java EE-based Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) software product; includes the business integration and enterprise service bus (ESB) software JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (JBossESB or JBoss ESB)|
|JBoss Data Virtualization||Platform||This is the Data virtualization solution based on Teiid project. Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization, enables organizations to deliver timely, actionable, and unified information through lean integration of data spread over multiple applications and technology silos including SQL and NoSQL databases, Hadoop, enterprise data warehouses, and XML/Excel/CSV files. It include tools for creating virtual data views that are accessible through standard protocols, a repository for storing metadata, and a runtime environment for data integrity and security|
|JBoss Fuse||Platform||A small-footprint, flexible, open source enterprise service bus (ESB) that can easily be deployed anywhere for integration that extends beyond the data center.  Fabric8 is a free Apache 2.0 Licensed upstream community for the JBoss Fuse product from Red Hat.|
|JBoss Hibernate||Framework||An Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) library that provides a framework for mapping an object-oriented domain model to a relational database for the purpose of persistent storage, and additional related software that enables the use of POJO-style domain models|
|JBoss Seam||Framework||A web application framework development platform for building rich Internet applications|
|JBoss Web Framework Kit||Framework||A set of web frameworks for building light and rich Java applications, including the rich Internet application frameworks Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and RichFaces, and the Java frameworks Spring and Apache Struts|
|JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS)||Tools and testing||An integrated development environment (IDE) to develop, test, and deploy rich web applications, transactional enterprise applications, and SOA services, including JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, JBoss Data Virtualization, JBoss Enterprise BRMS, and JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform; technologies available include Hibernate, JBoss Application Server for Java EE 5 and 6, Drools, jBPM, RichFaces, Seam, etc.|
|JBoss Operations Network (JBoss ON or JON)||Management||A systems management suite for the JBoss Middleware products that provides monitoring, alerting, remote operational control, and remote configuration for network management|
JBoss projects and software
|JBoss project or software||Type||Description|
|GateIn||Web interface||A project that merged JBoss Portal and eXo Portal to produce GateIn Portal; used in JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform (JBoss EPP)
|JBoss Portlet Bridge||Web interface||A non-final draft implementation of the JSR 301 and JSR 329 specifications that supports JavaServer Faces (JSF) within a JSR 286 portlet, and also supports other web frameworks such as Seam and RichFaces; used in JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform|
|RichFaces||Web interface||A project that produces a user interface component framework for integrating Ajax capabilities into applications using JavaServer Faces (JSF); a Java software component library for the development of web-based user interfaces|
|Switchyard||Programming model||To support SOA and ESB programming models in Java, a lightweight service delivery framework to define the contract, policies, configuration, composition, and management of services, with the goal of making the runtime managed automatically
|ESB (JBossESB or JBoss ESB)||Programming model||JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) is an implementation of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), enterprise service bus (ESB) software, and business integration software; JBossESB part of a Service-Oriented Infrastructure (SOI) and a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)|
|Weld||Programming model||The reference implementation of JSR 299 Java Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) for the Java EE platform|
|Seam||Programming model||A web application framework development platform for building rich Internet applications
|OSGi||Programming model||A framework that implements the OSGi specification for a module system and service platform that provides a dynamic component model for the JBoss Application Server|
|EJB3||Programming model||Enterprise Java Beans is a managed, server-side component architecture for modular construction of enterprise applications|
|Snowdrop||Programming model||JBoss-specific extensions to the Spring Framework to support the Spring Deployer, for situations when the Spring Framework generic implementation does not integrate correctly with the JBoss Application Server, and for access directly to the underlying JBoss Microcontainer|
|RESTEasy||Programming model||A project that implements the JAX-RS specification by providing various frameworks for building RESTful web services and RESTful Java applications; a Java API for RESTful web services over the HTTP protocol that implements JAX-RS|
|TorqueBox||Programming model||A Ruby application platform, built on the JBoss Application Server, including Ruby on Rails and support for services such as messaging, scheduling, and daemons|
|Errai||Programming model||A framework for building rich web applications using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
|Railo||Programming model||An engine for the ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML) that compiles code written in CFML into Java bytecode and executes it on a servlet engine for the purpose of building web applications|
|KIE - Knowledge Is Everything||Services||The process of researching an integration knowledge solution for Drools and jBPM has simply used the "droolsjbpm" group name. This name permeates GitHub accounts and Maven POMs. As scopes broadened and new projects were spun KIE, an acronym for Knowledge Is Everything, was chosen as the new group name. The KIE name is also used for the shared aspects of the system; such as the unified build, deploy and utilization.|
|Drools||Services||A Business Rule Management System (BRMS) and reasoning engine used in JBoss Rules and JBoss Enterprise BRMS; a Business Logic integration platform for Rules, Workflow and Event Processing
|Hibernate||Services||A project that includes an object-relational mapping (ORM) library that provides a framework for mapping an object-oriented domain model to a relational database for the purpose of persistent storage, and additional related subprojects that enable the use of POJO-style domain models
|HornetQ||Services||A project that produces a Message Oriented Middleware (MoM) messaging system that is multi-protocol, embeddable, clustered, and asynchronous; JBoss Messaging moved to this project|
|jBPM||Services||A Business Process Management (BPM) suite, including a workflow engine, designed for the needs of business analysts, software developers, and end users|
|RiftSaw||Services||A WS-BPEL 2.0 engine, optimized for the JBoss Application Server container, and based on Apache ODE, JBossWS, and JBossESB|
|JGroups||Services||A toolkit for reliable multicast communication|
|Transactions (JBossTS)||Services||The JBoss Transaction Service (JBossTS) is a Java Transaction API (JTA) that allows distributed transactions across multiple resources, and protects against data corruption by guaranteeing complete, accurate transactions, including web services through support of the specifications WS-Coordination, WS-AtomicTransaction, and WS-BusinessActivity; Narayana is JBossTS 5|
|Blacktie||Services||Tools to support XATMI in Java EE, including API bindings in both C/C++ and Java for clients and services, and an XATMI broker for standalone Java applications, for XATMI clients, and to call XATMI services|
|Web Services (JBossWS)||Services||JBoss Web Services (JBossWS) provides support for Java EE web services with a JAX-WS implementation|
|Remoting||Services||A Java framework for symmetric and asymmetric communication over a network, including invocations, one way messaging, and asynchronous callbacks|
|PicketBox||Services||A Java security framework for authentication, authorization, auditing, and security mapping, and also an OASIS XACML v2.0 compliant engine|
|PicketLink||Services||A project that addresses various identity management needs in Java
|Federated SSO (JBoss SSO or JBoss Federated Single Sign-On)||Services||Single Sign On (SSO) and sign-offs for user authentication and federated access to multiple applications and computing resources|
|IronJacamar||Services||A Java Connector Architecture (JCA) container inside JBoss Application Server that allows access to an Enterprise Information System (EIS) using a standard resource adapter (a protocol adapter) provided by the EIS vendor|
|Clustering||Services||Clustering for scalability and High Availability (HA) of JBoss Application Server, including fail-over, load-balancing, and distributed deployment|
|Keycloak||Services||Integrated SSO and IDM for browser apps and RESTful web services. Built on top of the OAuth 2.0, Open ID Connect, JSON Web Token (JWT) and SAML 2.0 specifications|
|Marshalling||Services||A serialization and marshalling API that is an enhanced alternative to the standard java.io.Serializable and its relatives found in the Java Development Kit (JDK)|
|Serialization||Services||A serialization API that is a faster alternative to the standard java.io.ObjectInputStream and java.io.ObjectOutputStream found in the Java Development Kit (JDK); includes smart cloning, the capability of the reuse of final fields among different class loaders|
|Tohu||Services||A UI generation tool used to support the building of question and answer style interactions from Drools rulesets|
|Application Server (JBoss AS)||Servers||The JBoss Application Server is a Java EE application server platform for developing and deploying enterprise Java applications, web applications, and web portals|
|Web||Servers||A web server that is based on Tomcat, is designed for medium and large applications, and includes Java Server Pages (JSP), Java Servlet technologies, PHP, and CGI|
|Teiid||Servers||Data virtualization software used to access heterogeneous and distributed data stores with a uniform API
|Mobicents||Servers||A project that produces an open-source VoIP platform
|Microcontainer||Servers||Direct POJO deployment and standalone use outside the JBoss Application Server with all the features of the JMX Microkernel and direct IOC style dependency injection|
|Jopr and RHQ||Management||Relationship between Jopr and RHQ:|
|Embedded Jopr||Management||A web-based application for managing and monitoring JBoss Application Server|
|ModeShape||Management||A JSR 283 Java Content Repository (JCR) 2.0 implementation that provides access to existing information, including files, systems, databases, other repositories, services, applications, etc. (formerly named JBoss DNA)|
|Overlord||Management||An umbrella project for the management and governance of the JBoss SOA Platform, dealing with the processes by which a system operates, providing for the management, monitoring and administration of those processes, and the discipline of creating policies and communicating and enforcing the policies
|Guvnor||Management||Governance Repository utilities and tools for governing and managing artifacts, including rule and process definitions, service descriptions, database schemas, etc.|
|StormGrind||Cloud||The umbrella project for the JBoss cloud software
|BoxGrinder||Cloud||A set of projects for building appliances for virtualization and Cloud providers:
|Tools||Tools & Testing||An umbrella project for Eclipse plugins and features for Java software development for JBoss Developer Studio, J2EE, and related technology, including Hibernate, JBoss Application Server, Drools, jBPM, JavaServer Faces, (X)HTML, Seam, Smooks, JBoss ESB, JBoss Portal, etc.|
|Teiid Designer||Tools & Testing||A visual tool for model-driven definition (including virtual databases containing views, procedures, or dynamic XML documents), integration, management and testing of data services, without programming, using the Teiid runtime framework|
|Arquillian||Tools & Testing||A test framework that can be used to perform testing inside a remote or embedded container, or deploy an archive to a container so the test can interact as a remote client; Arquillian integrates with other testing frameworks (e.g., JUnit 4, or TestNG 5), allowing the use of IDE, Ant, and Maven test plugins|
|ShrinkWrap||Tools & Testing||An API to assemble archives (e.g., JAR, WAR, or EAR), which can then be deployed into an integration container (e.g., JBoss EmbeddedAS, GlassFish v3 Embedded, Jetty, or OpenEJB), or exported to a file, or exported to an exploded directory structure, or serialized over a network to a remote host, etc.; ShrinkWrap is the supported deployment mechanism of the Arquillian project|
|JSFUnit||Tools & Testing||A test framework for JavaServer Faces (JSF) applications, with JSFUnit tests running inside a container, which allows access to managed beans, the FacesContext, EL Expressions, the internal JSF components, and the parsed HTML output|
|Tattletale||Tools & Testing||A tool that produces reports from the JAR files of a Java project or product which can be used to locate components and identify issues regarding dependencies, versions, black listed APIs, OSGi, etc.|
|Byteman||Tools & Testing||A tool for tracing and testing of Java programs
|Scribble||Tools & Testing||A language used to describe the application-level protocols used by systems to communicate, that can be used for the behavioral assurance of programs during development and validation
The language has three layers:
|SAVARA||Tools & Testing||A project that provides a methodology and tools for testing so that any artifacts defined during a phase of the software lifecycle can be validated against other artifacts in preceding and subsequent phases of the lifecycle, providing assurance that the final delivered system meets the original business requirements|
|Profiler||Tools & Testing||A profiler using JVMPI and JVMTI that uses an agent written in C that logs to disk events from the JVM; the logs are accessed and analyzed using a web browser|
|Mass||Tools & Testing||A project that facilitates migration to JBoss Enterprise Platforms and JBoss Enterprise Frameworks
|Distributed Test Framework (JBossDTF)||Tools & Testing||JBoss Distributed Test Framework (JBossDTF) is a testing tool used to run tests that involve multiple processes, including clients and servers, in heterogeneous environments|
|PressGang||Other||The focus of documentation assistance for JBoss projects, including the JBoss Documentation Guide, jDocBook Styles, help with using DocBook XML, and access to subject matter experts|
|mod_cluster||Other||A httpd-based load balancer that forwards requests to one of a set of server nodes, and using Mod-Cluster Management Protocol (MCMP), receives server-side load balance factors and lifecycle events from the server nodes|
|Netty||Other||A project that produces an asynchronous event-driven network application framework and tools for the development of network protocol servers and clients; a client–server framework for the development of Java applications using network programming|
|XNIO||Other||A low-level I/O API, an improvement on New I/O (NIO), that includes blocking and non-blocking operations, multicast sockets, support for channels (e.g., SSL or virtual channels), and a callback-based interface|
|Javassist||Other||A load-time reflective system that is a class library for editing bytecode in order to define a new class at runtime and to modify a class file before the JVM loads it|
|Wise||Other||A project that produces a Java framework to invoke web services as an alternative to JAX-WS, usable as a base for zero-code web service invocation
|Maven jDocBook Plugin||Other||A tool to render DocBook content as part of a Maven build using as dependencies the DocBook distribution, custom XSLT, custom fonts, custom images, and custom css|
|Maven jDocBook Style Plugin||Other||No information available|
|Maven jBoss-retro Plugin||Other||A tool to use JBoss Retro as part of a Maven build|
|Maven Buildmagic Thirdparty Plugin||Other||A tool to integrate projects using Ant/Buildmagic and projects using Maven|
|Buildmagic||Other||A collection of Ant tasks used to build multi-module Ant projects|
|APIviz||Other||A JavaDoc doclet which extends the Java standard doclet to generate UML-like class and package diagrams for understanding the overall API structure|
|Retro||Other||A tool for transforming compiled bytecode from one format to another, including renaming classes, redirecting method calls, changing data types, and translating JDK 1.5 bytecode to JDK 1.4 bytecode|
|Forums||Other||A Forums portlet based on JavaServer Faces (JSF), designed for use with JBoss Portal 2.X|
|Wiki||Other||A Wiki portlet based on the JSPWiki wikitext syntax, designed for use with JBoss Portal 2.7|
|Blog||Other||A web application to manage multiple feeds and aggregate information into a web interface|
|Portal||Archive||A project that was made part of the GateIn Portal project|
|Portlet Container||Archive||A project that was made part of the GateIn Portal project|
|Messaging||Archive||An enterprise asynchronous messaging system that superseded JBoss MQ as the default Java Message Service (JMS) provider in JBoss Application Server (JBoss AS) 5; this messaging project was moved to the HornetQ project|
|Cache (JBC)||Archive||JBoss Cache (JBC) implements a cache, that can be replicated and transactional, for frequently accessed Java objects to improve application performance|
|AOP||Archive||A framework for Aspect-Oriented Programming (AOP)|
|IIOP||Archive||Supports CORBA/IIOP access to enterprise beans deployed in a JBoss Application Server|
|JMX||Archive||The project JBossMX produces an implementation of Java Management Extensions, and is the core of the JBoss microkernel architecture for JBoss Application Server|
|JRunit||Archive||A project that adds benchmarking and distributed client/server based tests to JUnit|
|Gravel||Archive||A set of component libraries that provide components for JavaServer Faces (JSF) applications|
|Kosmos||Archive||A suite of portlets to monitor software development projects|
|Shotoku||Archive||Access to repositories that support revisioning, including JSR 170 Java Content Repository (JCR), Subversion, and file-system based repositories|
|DavCache||Archive||A filesystem-style interface to JBoss Cache that can be accessed by a WebDAV-capable client, including Windows Explorer|
|Reporting Services||Archive||A project that produces reporting services for enterprise applications|
|Portlet Swap||Archive||A place to exchange JSR 168 portlets and themes and layouts for use in JBoss Portal|
|Metajizer||Archive||A metadata maintenance tool for the browser Firefox bookmark links|
|JBoss Mail Server (JBoss Collaboration Server)||Archive||Messaging and collaboration software; this project moved to Buni.org in late 2006, and is now known as the Meldware Communication Suite|
- JBoss (disambiguation)
- Comparison of application servers
- Comparison of business integration software
- Comparison of integrated development environments
- Comparison of network monitoring systems
- Comparison of object-relational mapping software
- Comparison of web frameworks
- Comparison of web server software
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