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JBoss

JBoss is an Open Source, standards-compliant, Enterprise JavaBeans application server implemented in pure Java. JBoss provides JBossServer, the basic EJB container and JMX infrastructure, JBossMQ for JMS messaging, JBossMail for mail, JBossTX for JTA/JTS transactions, JBossSX for JAAS based security, JBossCX for JCA connectivity, and JBossCMP for CMP persistence. It integrates with Tomcat Servlet/JSP container and Jetty Web server/servlet container, and enables you to mix and match these components through JMX by replacing any component you wish with a JMX-compliant implementation for the same APIs. The goal is to provide a full J2EE stack in the Free/Open Source software world.

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  •  13 Sep 2004 19:10

    Release Notes: This release includes JBossAOP 1.0 RC2 implementation, the 1.1 version of JBoss Distributed Cache, Hibernate deployer integration, Tomcat version updated to 5.0.28, and JGroups updated to version 2.2.6.

    •  31 Jul 2004 12:53

      Release Notes: This release fixes a bug in 3.2.4 that broke HTTP session replication.

      •  25 Jul 2004 15:33

        Release Notes: This is the first beta release of the upcoming 4.0.0 release. This is the first release based on the codebase that has been succesfully certified against the J2EE 1.4 TCK. This initial release candidate is being made availble as a preview of the J2EE 1.4 functionality.

        •  04 Jun 2004 17:54

          Release Notes: Several performance improvements, a fix for a security vulnerability in JMS, a workaround to allow the server to run with Sun JDK 1.5 beta 2, and numerous other smaller fixes.

          •  29 May 2004 04:23

            Release Notes: This version fixed a leak of the authenticated JAAS Subject back to the Tomcat thread pool. The Subject associated with the thread was not being cleared, but the the principal and credentials were. Although this did not affect authentication or authorization, it could cause a previously authenticated Subject to be seen in an unauthenticated context. Applications associating sensitive information with the Subject or basing security decisions on the Subject via custom integration with JBoss could have been affected by this leak.

            Recent comments

            13 Feb 2004 09:28 mfeledyn

            Poor software
            No free documentation, I cannot get examples to work, even examples from the documentation I paid for.
            The init phase when launching jboss is very very long and verbose. Errors are poorly reported with stange messages and useless (or wrong !) informations.
            Benchmarks I found report the scalability is bad compared to other J2EE products, and overall performance is poor. Bad integration with popular developper tools.
            I cannot recommend this product !

            12 Dec 2003 18:33 kergster

            JBoss 3.2.x 'Getting Started' Guide Available
            Luke Taylor and JBoss Group have released the first version of the new 'Getting Started' guide for JBoss 3.2.x.


            You can download the PDF and Java source:

            Download PDF (http://jboss.org/docs/jbossj2ee.pdf)

            Download Source (http://www.jboss.org/docs/jbossj2ee-src.zip)


            There's a new forum available for discussing the guide and providing feedback:

            Getting Started Forum (http://www.jboss.org/index.html?module=bb&op=viewforum&f=191)


            Enjoy.

            12 Nov 2003 23:30 kergster

            JBoss Training 2004
            The JBoss Group training schedule for the first half of year 2004 has been finalized. We will be hosting the following public trainings on JBoss Advanced Developers and JBoss Administrators:


            JBoss Advanced USA


            Atlanta, January 12-15

            Houston, February 16-19

            Boston, April 5-8

            San Francisco, May 24-27

            JBoss Advanced Europe


            London, January 19-22

            Frankfurt, March 1-4

            Copenhagen, March 29-April 1

            Paris, May 10-13

            Amsterdam, July 5-8

            JBoss Administrator USA


            Boston, March 1-2

            Houston, June 3-4

            JBoss Administrator Europe


            Zürich, January 15-16

            Copenhagen, April 5-6

            Amsterdam, July 1-2

            Don't forget there's still two public JBoss Advanced trainings available in year 2003, in Rome and San Diego this December and one JBoss Administrator training in Denver. And remember, if you book early you get a discount!


            More details on the training schedule and location can be found here:
            JBoss Group Training Schedule

            16 Aug 2003 10:42 kergster

            JBOSS ADVANCED TRAINING IN STOCKHOLM


            STOCKHOLM SWEDEN ADVANCED JBOSS TRAINING SEP 8-11


            Location: Hotel BirgerJarl (http://www.birgerjarl.se/)
            Tulegatan 8104 32 Stockholm, Sweden

            Phone: 46-8-674-18-00


            Instructors: Sacha Labourey, General Manager JBoss Group Europe, co-developer JBoss Clustering, and Adrian Brock, Director of Back Office Support


            TRAINING PRICE: US$3000 for those who pay by August, 2003; after that date US$3250.


            Target audience: This class is not recommended for beginning Java programmers.


            Content:You will learn how to fine tune JBoss in production, what advanced J2EE architectures are suited for JBoss, you will go deep into the architecture of JBoss from the JMX base to the MBean Containers, to the invokers to the smart proxies. You will learn the deep integration points in JBoss and how to extend development to fit into your own solutions. The goal is for you to understand the super-server theory and how JBoss applied it to the JBoss core server. From this point it is fairly trivial for you to understand how to build your own real-life strand of EJB that fits your particular need. From client side cache to clustering and real-world security, we teach you "beyond J2EE" and how to quickly and simply solve your own middleware problems by using JBoss and the super-server theory in this practical, example oriented, hands-on presentation. The advanced class is targeted at consultants who will provide JBoss Group services to end clients as well as internal IT developers and ISV developers. Come meet your peers and the JBoss core people, in an intense, unique and challenging experience.


            More information and Faxable Registration Form are available at JBossGroup Website (http://www.jbossgroup.com/index.html?module=html&op=userdisplay&id=services/training/schedule#stockholm-adv)

            03 Jul 2003 12:21 kergster

            Upcoming Trainings
            NEW YORK JBOSS ADMIN TRAINING AUG 11-12


            Location: New York Marriott Marquis. 1535 Broadway, located at Broadway
            and Times Square.

            Instructor is Bill Burke, Chief Architect of JBoss.


            TRAINING PRICE: US$1650 for those who pay by July 15, 2003; after that
            date US$1750.


            Target Audience: Our admin training is targeted at advanced
            administrators who will be running JBoss in production.


            Content: You will learn how select build and install a version of JBoss
            that fits your requirements. You will also learn how to configure it in
            both a development environment and a production environment. You will
            discover how to configure the JBoss fundamental services (JNDI,
            scheduler, mail service, invokers, JBossWeb, JBossMQ) and how to
            correctly package and deploy your services and applications. The Netboot
            and Farming features will be covered in detail. You will learn how to
            use the jmx-console to learn more about your server.


            More information and Faxable Registration Form are available at
            <a href="http://www.jboss.org/index.html?module=html&op=userdisplay&id=services/t
            raining/schedule#nyc-admin">JBoss Group website.


            WASHINGTON DC ADVANCED JBOSS TRAINING August 11-14


            Location: JW Marriott Hotel Pennsylvania Avenue 1331 Pennsylvania
            Ave.Washington, DC 20004

            Instructor is Juha Lindfors, author of JMX.


            TRAINING PRICE: US$3000 for those who pay by July 15, 2003; after that
            date US$3250.


            Target audience: This class is not recommended for beginning Java
            programmers.


            Content:You will learn how to fine tune JBoss in production, what
            advanced J2EE architectures are suited for JBoss, you will go deep into
            the architecture of JBoss from the JMX base to the MBean Containers, to
            the invokers to the smart proxies. You will learn the deep integration
            points in JBoss and how to extend development to fit into your own
            solutions. The goal is for you to understand the super-server theory and
            how JBoss applied it to the JBoss core server. From this point it is
            fairly trivial for you to understand how to build your own real-life
            strand of EJB that fits your particular need. From client side cache to
            clustering and real-world security, we teach you "beyond J2EE" and how
            to quickly and simply solve your own middleware problems by using JBoss
            and the super-server theory in this practical, example oriented,
            hands-on presentation. The advanced class is targeted at consultants who
            will provide JBoss Group services to end clients as well as internal IT
            developers and ISV developers. Come meet your peers and the JBoss core
            people, in an intense, unique and challenging experience.


            More information and Faxable Registration Form are available at
            <a href="http://www.jboss.org/index.html?module=html&op=userdisplay&id=services/t
            raining/schedule#washdc">JBoss Group website.


            ATLANTA BOOTCAMP AUGUST 16-17


            Location: Atlanta Swissotel.


            SESSION PRICE $500, buy 5 get 6th FREE:

            Content: We introduce you to all that JBoss has to offer in hour-long
            sessions throughout the weekend. The weekend is broken down into hour
            long-presentations on all the framework services. We cover what is
            currently offered by the services' production versions as well as give
            you roadmaps for the future development of JBoss. Get your Source
            knowledge directly from the JBoss developers.


            More information and Faxable Registration Form are available at
            <a href="http://www.jboss.org/index.html?module=html&op=userdisplay&id=services/t
            raining/bootcamp#atlanta">JBoss Group webiste.

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