The PunBB JumpBox provides a fully self-contained instance of the powerful PunBB forum in the time it takes to download. PunBB is a lightweight discussion forum that provides the essential features to host a thriving community without the tedious database, Web server, and application setup. It may have fewer bells and whistles than other forum applications but it has an intuitive user interface and renders XHTML-compliant output.
JumpBox for Redmine is a virtual machine with a pre-installed instance of Redmine, a project management and issue tracking system for software developers. Redmine provides many of the features in Trac plus support for multiple projects, role based access control, time tracking functionality, Gantt charts, a calendar view, and user self-registration. It includes tight integration with Subversion, and the JumpBox includes everything you need.
The JumpBox for Ruby on Rails is a self-contained Ubuntu Linux environment that, upon startup, immediately hosts fully functioning Apache, Ruby, MySQL, and Ruby On Rails environments. With only a minimal amount of preparation, you can use your favorite deployment method to install and host your Rails application on the JumpBox.
Silverstripe is a standards-compliant content management system that allows the user to manage a dynamic content site. It utilizes an MVC architecture and has a desktop feel with its use of AJAX-based controls. Running this application as a JumpBox allows you to be up and running in minutes on any operating system. It also features portability across computing environments, a Web-based admin console to simplify administration, and a built-in automated backup system to protect your work.
JumpBox for SugarCRM 5.x is a virtual appliance for SugarCRM 5.x. SugarCRM is a market-leading, commercial, open source customer relationship management (CRM) application. SugarCRM's architecture easily adapts to any business environment by being flexible and cost-effective. For a small business, the JumpBox for SugarCRM can be a huge time and expense saver. It requires minimal technical knowledge to get it installed, and the built-in Web administration console and backup system allow you to feel comfortable that it's going to keep running.
Foswiki is a wiki system that is notable for its approachability for non-technical users and its ability to store content in a structured fashion. Running JumpBox for the Foswiki Wiki System allows you to be up and running with this software in minutes on any operating system. It carries other benefits such as portability across computing environments, a Web-based admin console to simplify administration, and a built-in automated backup system to protect your work. Once you've deployed one JumpBox, you'll be able to deploy any of over 50 open source applications regardless of the underlying technologies utilized.
MediaWiki is an extremely popular Wiki engine that allows people to collaboratively edit documentation. It’s best known as the software that powers Wikipedia, but can also be installed onto your own servers. The JumpBox for MediaWiki allows anyone to be up and running with this wiki system in minutes on any OS, and incorporates many system-level best practices for optimal performance and maintainability.
Movable Type is a powerful, multi-user blogging platform. It's widely used as a business blogging tool thanks to the ease with which you can create multiple blog sites. It has a large community and many add-ons available. It's written in Perl and tends to be a bit difficult to install, unless of course you use the JumpBox. This JumpBox provides a basic installation of Movable Type setup with a single blog on the root URL of the system. It's highly recommended that you keep that blog and customize it for your needs rather than starting from scratch. From there, you can add other blogs fairly easily. This JumpBox is based on the 1.1 JumpBox Platform and includes a backup system that supports archiving the state of the JumpBox to NFS, Windows file shares, and Amazon S3.
JumpBox for the MySQL Relational Database includes MySQL 5 along with PHPMyAdmin set up and ready to run. It's a great tool for developing database backed applications, and can also be used along with other JumpBoxes if you need to move the database into a separate virtual machine.
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that's been under active development for over 15 years. This JumpBox includes PostgreSQL 8 along with PHPPgAdmin set up and ready to run. The PostgreSQL server is network-accessible and provides a great storage engine for a broad array of applications.