3JBoss AS Gets A New Name● REDUCE CONFUSION● JBoss Meant:● JBoss AS● JBoss Enterprise Platforms● JBoss Community● What Changes?● JBoss AS Name, IRC, Forums, Issue Tracker● Faster Release Cadence● What Doesnt Change● Governance, codebase, commitment to open source, community● JBoss stays with the Red Hat JBoss MiddlewarePlatforms
4JBoss AS Gets A New Name● Why WildFly?● Election by the Community● 1000+ Suggestions● 5 finalists● 250,000+ votes● Announced April 2013● Tentative Schedule● Alpha1 of WildFly 8 expected next week● Alpha2 – June 2013● Alpha3 – July 2013● Beta1 – August● Beta2 – Sept● CRs and Final – Fall 2013
5WildFly 8 Features● Java EE 7● Much Faster● JPA/Hibernate improvements● Significant Speed Boosts● Expect SpecJ metrics this year● Undertow● Non-blocking web server with a Servlet implementation● Allow java apps to write lightweight node.js style handlers thatperform async IO without any of the overhead of servlet● Fast implementation● HTTP Upgrade Support – multiplexing● Enhanced Security SPI – allows multiple security mechanismsto coordinate w/o being tied to Servlets
9Red Hat JBoss Developer Program● Allows enterprise developers to access● Enterprise Binaries of JBoss Platforms● Enterprise Developer Forums● Exclusive Content – webinars, quickstarts, andmore● Free of charge!● Sign up at http://www.jboss.org● Focused on developers being as productive aspossible at building new applications on Red HatJBoss Middleware● Program intended for development purposes only.
10Benefits● Access to Enterprise Binaries● Build your apps on stable and certified codebase● No need to migrate your applications from Community● Access to Enterprise Developer Forums● Collaborate with Red Hat experts and other enterprisedevelopers.● Exclusive Enterprise Content● Quickstarts, tutorials and webinars available only toDeveloper Program members.
11The Fine Print● Intended for Developer Use Only● Obligated to purchase one or more subscriptions if usedoutside of local development.● No support or maintenance● Major (x.0) and Minor (6.x) releases available with adeveloper subscription● Micro (6.1.x) and Security Errata available only tocommercial subscribers.● Forums focused on development related topics● No answers for production-focused topics