Apache Geronimo – application server

Apache Geronimo is an open source server runtime that integrates open source projects to create Java/OSGi server runtimes that meet the needs of enterprise developers and system administrators.

The focus is on providing JavaEE/JakartaEE libraries and Microprofile implementations.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Easy to use.
  • Build servers.
  • Provides libraries for the implementations of the Java EE and Jakarta EE specifications. The implementations are also focus on providing OSGi bundle metadatas.
  • Hosts several Microprofile Implementation:
    • Config.
    • Fault Tolerance (Safeguard).
    • JWT Auth, OpenTracing.
    • Health.
    • Metrics.
    • OpenAPI.
  • BatchEE:
    • Extensions: Beanio, Camel, Commons-csv, Extras, Groovy, Hazelcast, Jackson, Jsefa, Jsonp, Modelmapper.
    • GUI: a Web-UI and 2 different ways to expose Batch details via REST,
    • CLI: to make it easy to integrate with companies schedulers and let JBatch batches run as any program.
    • Maven plugins: documentation, remote instance configuration.
  • XBean – plugin based server analogous to Eclipse being a plugin based IDE. XBean will be able to discover, download and install server plugins from an Internet based repository. In addition, we include support for multiple IoC systems, support for running with no IoC system, JMX without JMX code, lifecycle and class loader management, and a rock solid Spring integration.
  • Arthur – a thin layer on top of Oracle GraalVM to build native binaries from your Java programs. Arthur project is composed of multiple module:
    • API: it contains some end user API integrated with built-in extensions to simplify application graal-ification.
    • SPI: it contains the extension API intended to be used by libraries or integrators to simplify the graal-ification of a coding pattern or framework coding style.
    • Implementation: it does the orchestration of the extensions execution before the native-image command line generation and execution.
    • Maven Plugin: it wraps the Implementation in a Maven Plugin and provides Docker helper mojos.
    • Knights: knight are modules providing Arthur extensions.

Website: geronimo.apache.org
Support: Documentation
Developer: Apache Software Foundation
License: Apache License 2.0

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