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open source

Computer software that may be used, modified, or distributed to others without violation of the original developer's license or patent.
open-source, adjective
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Emirates Group has standardised on Red Hat's JBoss SOA Platform's ESB and JBoss Enterprise Business Rules Management System (BRMS) to create its Open Travel Platform (OTP), according to an announcement today by Red Hat.
In 2003, Borland Software Corp endorsed JBoss' runtime as a growing and viable deployment environment announcing its latest Java IDE, JBuilder X, would deploy to JBoss.
Red Hat JBoss Middleware enables organisations to evolve their middleware infrastructure by providing the tools needed to build connected systems to help bring people, processes, and information together.
"With EE6 available by integrating the JBoss application server technology, Red Hat's OpenShift platform is aimed at allowing enterprises to transition their existing Java EE applications and skills to the cloud with zero friction."
Iona beat BEA to the punch on open source earlier this month announcing a consulting and support partnership with JBoss.
New subscription options broaden support for users deploying JBoss
- High throughput file-based cache stores With two new file-based cache stores (SingleFileCacheStore and LevelDB- JNI), JBoss Data Grid offers greater speeds and scalability for high-write throughput and large data sets.
The new version, JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.3, is a comprehensive platform for the development and automation of business processes, including integrated support for Business Rules Management, Business Process Management and Complex Event Processing.
"The technical integration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss Middleware offerings with Dell solutions addresses customer specific requirements including regulatory compliance, product life cycles, and quality testing.
Fleming notes that JBoss has "more momentum than either IBM or Oracle in bare-metal application servers." Tibco and Software AG also have momentum, she says.
The Atlanta, Georgia-based company is not threatened with any litigation regarding patents or copyrights at present, but has opted to indemnify its products in order to promote open source technologies to businesses, according to Marc Fleury, president of JBoss.
"JBoss's commitment to their customer is exemplified by their decision to offer an open and extensible solution like CocoBase Enterprise O/R with their own open-source application server.