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JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment, and Administration by Francesco Marchioni

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Summary

In this chapter, we introduced the new application server, its new features, and the reasons which are behind these changes.

The release 7.0 of the JBoss application server provides the foundation for a new generation of application server, which will deliver the truly modular services.

The outcome of this is a lighter platform based on a tiny modular kernel that is able to load and extend its components from the filesystem and activate them just when they are required by the user.

The physical structure of the application server has been modified to reflect the dichotomy between standalone servers and domain servers, the former being basically a single node instance and the latter a set of managed resources controlled by a Domain Controller ...

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