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

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Summary

In this chapter, we have expanded the point of view of your applications from your company's farm to the cloud environment. The suggested path for AS 7 cloud applications leads to the OpenShift platform, which is a free Platform-as-a-Service that enables developers to deploy to the cloud without having to worry about downloading and managing the stack, writing scripts or installing agents.

The OpenShift platform bears some similarities with other cloud solutions, such as MS Azure. Just like Azure, OpenShift is a service managed and run by the vendor, with platform abstractions layered over the underlying infrastructure.

On the other hand, OpenShift provides the ability to choose from multiple hosts, the support for multiple platforms, and ...

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