JBoss, a unit of Red Hat, unveiled an upgrade of its Java application server on Monday that includes enhancements to its clustering and messaging platform services, and better support for Web services.
The company previewed the JBoss Application Server 5.0 Monday at the JBoss World user conference in Berlin. JBoss designed the improvements to the open-source platform to provide better support for rich-client applications, and components found within service-oriented architectures.
Core technologies include support for Web services that comply with the Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition. JBoss Web services are compatible with the Microsoft .Net platform.