EAP 7 can now also be used as a Foundation for hybrid Cloud applications, and now offers, in a kind of modular design in enterprise applications, frequently-used components.
Red hat has introduced the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 7. The Java Enterprise Edition 7 compatible Application Server, Red hat is also expanding with the JBoss Core Services Collection. In order for developers to standard functions are available for enterprise applications often required, as the company has announced at the Red hat Summit, currently taking place in San Francisco.
JBoss EAP is an important product in the Red hat Portfolio, and a Container – and Cloud-enabled Middleware to integrate the various larger companies as the Foundation is used to create critical applications, and to manage it.
Structure of the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. (Image: Red Hat)
In the new Version of JBoss EAP 7, the manufacturer has improved environments, especially the possibilities for the application in the Cloud. Together with the Red hat Container solution, OpenShift, users can also implement concepts such as containers, Load Balancing, and elastic scalability. In addition, EAP 7 provides for appropriate Monitoring.
Developers can implement Container directly from the IDE, JBoss Developer Studio. JBoss EAP 7 can be used with OpenShift in addition, for the construction of a DevOps environment, as the manufacturer has announced. Additional Middleware components in a DevOps environment is improved. With JBoss EAP 7, Red hat enterprise supports the optimal use of your existing applications and move into new architectures and programming paradigms that require a lightweight, highly modular, Cloud-native platform.
With the JBoss Core Services Collection Red hat offers a kind of modular components that are needed in a company often. Among other things, the building blocks for Web Single Sign-On, HTTP Load Balancing and Proxies, but also for the Monitoring and control of applications and Services to be found there. These Services are summarized as a new product, but merely a collection of individual projects and individual components, which have all their own Update cycles. For more information lists the data sheet.
On the JBoss Middleware Subscription to the Red hat Online and telephone Support, Updates, Patches and Security Fixes for this Collection. Of the following products: Middleware management Red hat JBoss Operations Network, the Apache HTTP Server connectors for IIS and iPlanet Web Server, Apache Commons Jsvc, as well as a Single-Sign-On-servers on the Basis of the JBoss Keycloak project, currently benefit. Members of the JBoss and Red hat Developer Communities can use the IDE for free for the creation, testing and implementation of applications, whether On-Premise or in the Cloud.
Also for the already quite extensive Partner Ecosystem, Red hat JBoss EAP 7 new impetus. According to Red hat more than 1,100 independent products or product bundles that are zeritifiziert for the Red hat JBoss Middleware Platform exist today. More than 400 partner companies offer services around the Red hat Middleware, and providers like Atos, CouchDB, EnterpriseDB, NGINX or AppDynamics belong.
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