Red Hat and the JBoss Community recently announced that they will be releasing a single compiled binary under the EAP.Alpha terminology, rather than posting a community release on the community site and a separate EAP early release on the Red Hat site. This naming change has confused some members of the community, but rest assured the EAP.Alpha release is still under the LGPL as per previous JBoss Community releases.
“Federation” is a term that has been floating around the modern parlance of enterprise architecture and integration for a long while, but with the flood of interest in cloud computing, it is back in the spotlight. For many organizations, choosing a federation platform with open standards is important, and for many of those same organizations, the open source platform is preferable. This article walks IT decision makers through the technical landscape, and gives a fundamental overview of the marketplace of solutions available today.
This final post in my blog series explains how to set up a data source in JBoss, and how to secure the password in the data source using PicketBox Vault. As previously, this article uses a tagged release of JBoss that does not have a binary release available. The tagged release is JBoss 7.1.3.Final. The latest binary release of JBoss available for download is JBoss 7.1.1.Final.
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