Java and open source middleware leadership

Demands from organizations to increase agility, speed time-to-market, and cut costs are significant factors in the increased adoption of enterprise open source. But the success and popularity of Red Hat® JBoss® Enterprise Middleware is also due, in part, to a commitment to innovation and industry leadership.

Open standards create a level playing field for different software vendors and ease migrations between vendors for the customer. Effectively, open standards enhance the competition in the market, which delivers better value for customers.

Red Hat's leadership can be witnessed through its  involvement in strategic industry and standards committees, as well as through awards and recognition.

Java Specification Request (JSR)

  • JSR 255 - JMX 1.3/2.0 ("Java™ Management Extensions")  (complete) - contributor
  • JSR 277 - Java Module System (TBD) - contributor
  • JSR 196 - Java Authentication SPI for Containers - contributor
  • JSR 220 - EJB 3.0 (complete)
  • JSR 284 - Java Resource Management
  • JSR 220 - EJB 3.0 (complete)
  • JSR-250 - Common annotations for the Java Platform (complete)
  • JSR 240 - JAIN SLEE 1.1
  • JSR 270 - J2SE 6.0 ("Mustang") (complete)
  • JSR 348 - Towards a new version of the Java Community Process [JCP.next] (complete)
  • JSR 355 - JCP Executive Committee Merge [JCP.next.2] (complete)
  • JSR 358 - A major revision of the Java Community Process [JCP.next.3]
  • JSR 252 - Java Server Faces 1.2 (complete)
  • JSR 276 - Design-Time Metadata for Java Server Faces Components
  • JSR 301 - JSF Portlet Bridge
  • JSR 207 - Process Definition for Java (withdrawn)
  • JSR 208 - Java Business Integration (complete) - contributor
  • JSR 346 - CDI 1.1 (spec lead) - founder
  • JSR 107 - JCACHE - contributor
  • JSR 345 - EJB 3.2
  • JSR 347-  Data Grids (spec lead) - founder
  • JSR 341 - Unified EL - contributor
  • JSR 310 - Date & Time API for Java
  • JSR 335 - Lambdas & Closures for Java
  • JSR 236 - Concurrency Utilities for Java EE
  • JSR-220 - EJB 3.0 (complete)
  • JSR-303 - Bean Validation (spec lead, complete) - founder
  • JSR-317 - JPA 2.0 (complete) - co-founder
  • JSR-338 - JPA 2.1 - co-founder
  • JSR-349 - Bean Validation 1.1 (spec lead) - founder
  • JSR-224 - JAX-WS 2.0
  • JSR-340 - Servlet 3.1
  • JSR-344 - JSF 2.2
  • JSR-352 - Batch Applications  - co-founder
  • JSR-236 - Concurrency Utilities for Java EE
  • JSR-344 - JavaServer Faces 2.2
  • JSR-351 - Java Identity API
  • JSR-322 - Java EE Connector Architecture 1.6
  • JSR-310 - Date & Time API for Java
  • JSR-329 - JSF 1.2 Portlet Bridge
  • JSR-350 - Java State Management
  • JSR 343 - JMS 2.0
  • JSR-318 - EJB 3.1
  • JSR-345 - EJB 3.2
  • JSR-349 - Bean Validation 1.1 (spec lead) – down twice? - founder
  • JSR-351 - Java Identity API
  • JSR 156 - Java API for XML Transactions (withdrawn) - founder
  • JSR 95 - J2EE Activity Service for Extended Transactions (closed) - founder
  • JSR 349 - Bean Validation 1.1 - founder

Apache Software Foundation Leadership

  • Apache ActiveMQ - founder, contributor
  • Apache Aries - contributor
  • Apache Camel - founder, contributor
  • Apache Cocoon - contributor
  • Apache CXF - contributor
  • Apache Direct Memory - contributor
  • Apache Felix - contributor
  • Apache Geronimo - founder, contributor
  • Apache Gora - contributor
  • Apache Gshell - contributor
  • Apache HTTPD - contributor
  • Apache Jakarta Commons - contributor
  • Apache Jakarta POI - founder
  • Apache Jakarta Tomcat Connectors - contributor
  • Apache Juddi - contributor
  • Apache Karaf - founder, contributor
  • Apache Lucene - contributor
  • Apache Mina - contributor
  • Apache MyFaces - contributor
  • Apache ODE - contributor
  • Apache Portable Runtime (APR) - contributor
  • Apache Scout - contributor
  • Apache ServiceMix - founder, contributor
  • Apache Tapestry - contributor
  • Apache Tomcat - contributor
  • Apache Whirr - contributor
  • Apache XBean -  contributor
  • Apache DeltaSpike - contributor

OASIS Standards

  • The Business Transactions Technical Committee - co-founder
  • OpenCSA - co-founder
  • AMQP - co-founder
  • WS-Security - contributor
  • WS-Resource Framework (closed) - contributor
  • The Web Services Business Process Execution Language Technical Committee - contributor
  • The Web Services Composite Application Framework Technical Committee - co-founder
  • The Web Services Distributed Management Technical Committee - contributor
  • Web Services Remote Portlet Technical Committee - contributor
  • The Web Services Transaction Technical Committee - co-founder
  • The Web Services Reliable Exchange Technical Committee - contributor
  • The SOA Reference Model Technical Committee - contributor
  • The SOA Adoption Blueprints Technical Committee - contributor
  • Identity In The Cloud Technical Committee - co-founder
  • Service Repository Artifact Model and Protocol (S-RAMP) - co-founder
  • OASIS Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) TC - co-founder

Object Management Group (OMG) Standards

  • Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) - contributor
  • Decision Model and Notation - contributor
  • Object Transaction Service - contributor
  • Additional Structuring Mechanisms for the OTS - co-founder
  • Cloud Working Group forming - co-founder

W3C Standards

  • WS-Addressing Working Group - contributor
  • WS-Choreography Description Language Working Group - contributor
  • WS-Policy - contributor
  • WS-Eventing - contributor
  • WS-Resource Access - contributor
  • Web Services Description Working Group - contributor

OSGi Standards

  • Enterprise Expert Group (EEG) - co-founder
  • Core Platform Expert Group (CPEG) - co-founder
  • Residential Expert Group (REG) - contributor
  • OSGi Cloud Working Group - contributor
  • Board of Directors - member

ISO Standards

  • JTC 1/SC 38/WG 1 - Web Services - contributor
  • JTC 1/SC 38/WG 2 - SOA - contributor
  • JTC 1/SC 38/WG 3 - Cloud Computing - contributor

Eclipse Leadership

  • BPEL Editor - leader
  • BPMN Editor - leader
  • Data Tools Platform – Brian Fitzpatrick - leader
  • M2e-wtp - contributor
  • WTP -  contributor

SPEC Leadership

  • Spec SOA - co-founder