Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the worlds leading provider of open source solutions, has introduced WildFly as the successor to the JBoss Application Server project. WildFly represents both a brand refresh for the project and a renewal of its vision to drive the next generation of application server technologies. The name was chosen by members of the open source community on JBoss.org during a special election in late 2012.
The technology will continue to serve as the upstream project for Red Hats JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and addresses some of the key forces shaping middleware today, including the shift toward more flexible and modern approaches to application development, open hybrid cloud enablement, and Java Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7).
“WildFly continues the decade-long tradition of Red Hat JBoss Middleware to push the boundaries of enterprise software development, said Mark Little, Ph.D., vice president, Middleware engineering, Red Hat. “It also represents a significant opportunity for wider community adoption and involvement. More