Menu
Red Hat 'virtualizes' data with new JBoss ESB

Red Hat 'virtualizes' data with new JBoss ESB

Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5.1 virtualizes architecture

Red Hat has updated its ESB (enterprise service bus) software with an integration tool that allows users to aggregate data from multiple sources into a single view.

This new extension, called the JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform, is one of a number of new features on the just-released version 5.1 of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

The JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform can be used to create a data service from multiple data stores, even if they have differing formats. Feeds from the data service can be ingested by other applications through the ESB, allowing an organization to create a workflow that can volley data across multiple software programs.

Red Hat executives call this process of creating data feeds from multiple sources "data virtualization."

"Being able to integrate and synchronize useful information out of a wide range of disparate data sources remains a serious stumbling block to the enterprise," said Craig Muzilla, Red Hat middleware vice president and general manager, in a statement. "JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform [allows] enterprises to more fully realize the value of their data."

The extension includes a number of different components, including tools for creating data views, a metadata repository, a runtime environment for creating the data feeds, and integration with the Red Hat ESB platform.

The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform offers process automation through a variety of approaches, including EAI (Enterprise Application Integration) and SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), or via the emerging EDA (Event-Driven Architecture).

In addition to the data integration extension, the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5.1 also includes a number of other fresh enhancements. It ships with the latest version of JBoss Developer Studio, version 4.0. It includes a copy of the Apache Foundation CXF Web services stack (CXF is an abbreviation of the two original projects that were combined to form the current stack, Celtix and XFire).

For organizations interested in testing out service orchestration, the package also include a technology preview of the WS-BPEL (Web Services-Business Process Execution Language) runtime engine. It also includes a technology preview of the Apache Camel Gateway, an enterprise integration pattern framework that offers a number of new adapters for the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for The IDG News Service. Follow Joab on Twitter at @Joab_Jackson. Joab's e-mail address is Joab_Jackson@idg.com


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags open sourcesoftwareapplicationsmiddlewareRed HatApplication serversPortals

Featured

Slideshows

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ

Partners are actively building out security practices and services to match, yet remain challenged by a lack of guidance in the market. This exclusive Reseller News Roundtable - in association with Sophos - assessed the making of an MSSP, outlining the blueprint for growth and how partners can differentiate in New Zealand.

The making of an MSSP: a blueprint for growth in NZ
Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018

The leading players of the New Zealand channel came together to celebrate a year of achievement at the inaugural Reseller News Platinum Club lunch in Auckland. Following the Reseller News Innovation Awards, Platinum Club provides a platform to showcase the top performing partners and start-ups of the past 12 months, with more than ​​50 organisations in the spotlight.​​​

Reseller News Platinum Club celebrates leading partners in 2018
Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ

HP has honoured its leading partners in New Zealand during 2018, following 12 months of growth through the local channel. Unveiled during the fourth running of the ceremony in Auckland, the awards recognise and celebrate excellence, growth, consistency and engagement of standout Kiwi partners.

Meet the top performing HP partners in NZ
Show Comments