JBoss 4.0 Shows Raft of Improvements

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2004-10-11 Print this article Print

The free app server blends open-source and commercial advantages in one product.

Many companies choose the JBoss application server because of its extreme ease of deployment (you basically just unpack it and run it) and because it runs on almost every operating system platform out there. ISVs like it because of its strong support for standards, and its modular design makes it ideal for embedding within other applications.

Click here to read the full review of JBoss AS 4.0.

Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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