Jolokia is a fresh way of accessing JMX MBeans remotely. It is different from JSR-160 connectors, as it is an agent based approach that uses JSON over HTTP for its communication. It provides new features for JMX remoting: bulk requests allow for multiple JMX operations with a single remote server roundtrip, there is a fine-grained security mechanism for restricting JMX access on specific JMX operations, JSR-160 proxy mode, and history tracking, to name a few. Jolokia's origins are in jmx4perl. Client bindings in addition to Perl have already been added, and more are planned.
Corn Gate is designed to simplify service definitions and implementations in Java. It comes with several handy out-of-the-box functionalities, including security, registry, Spring and EJB integration, filters, shared data stages, client contexts, etc. JSON-RPC/HTTP and REST/HTTP protocols are supported. Remote service calls can be done through various client technologies. Since Gate supports standard HTTP communication mechanisms, almost any client technology can access services remotely.
CI-Eye is a powerful continuous integration build radiator requiring no installation and almost no set-up. CI-Eye talks to many different CI servers through their REST APIs (so no plug-ins are required). Currently, support is offered for Hudson, Jenkins, and TeamCity. CI-Eye runs as a standalone Web application.
jmxtrans is effectively the missing connector between JMX and whatever logging or graphing package that you can dream up. jmxtrans is very powerful tool that reads JSON configuration files specifying servers/ports and JMX domains/attributes and then outputs the data in whatever format you want via special "Writer" objects that you can code up yourself. It does this with a very efficient engine design that will scale to querying literally thousands of machines. The core engine is pretty solid and writers are included for cacti/rrdtool, graphite, and stdout.