posted 5 Jan 2011, 14:13 by Sanjeev Kumar
updated 16 Nov 2011, 21:09
GA releaseAlmost two years after shipping their Java EE 5 product and a year after the release of Java EE 6, RedHat has now released JBoss 6.0, a Java EE 6 Web Profile product. Just before the new year, JBoss finalized its JBoss AS 6 application server with a
. Highlights of the release are:
- enhancements for Java EE 6
- improved handing of JSF
- upgrades or changes to many of the included libraries like Hibernate and caching
- it is now Java EE 6 Web Profile compliance
- swapped out their JBoss Cache implementation with Infinispan. Infinispan is an "extremely scalable, highly available data grid platform" that isn't just a cache but also serves as a distributed compute platform
- the version of Hibernate supported by JBoss has been upgraded to 3.6.0, a compliant implementation of JPA 2.0
- swapped google-collections for Google Guava and inclusion of RESTEasy, an implementation of JAX-RS for writing RESTful web services.
- JBoss now fixed all known issues with IPv6.