JBoss SOA: ESB Service Implementation with Exam

ESB services and SOA design principles

The JBoss® SOA ESB Service Implementation course with exam provides an overview of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform (JBoss SOA-P) and focuses on skills required to leverage the ESB. Designed for experienced Java™ EE developers, this course teaches the process for developing and deploying ESB services and providers. Students will enhance their ESB development skills while deploying and managing ESB services, like HTTP providers, JMS providers, transformation actions, and available built-in service actions. Through in-class investigation and hands-on labs, they will leave the class able to design, develop, deploy, and test ESB services in accordance with SOA design principles using JBoss Developer Studio (JBDS) and JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

Important note: This course emphasizes ESB development only and does not include tertiary development tasks that a JBoss SOA-P developer may need.

Course content summary

  • JBoss SOA-P technologies overview
  • How ESB providers and services work together
  • Details of popular built-in ESB services and providers
  • Writing custom ESB actions to leverage legacy services
  • Using built-in actions to incorporate existing Drools, JPA, and EJB services
  • Web services and JMS provider and service deployments to expose business functions
  • Smooks and XSLT transformations to support diverse message formats
  • JBDS tooling to build and deploy ESB services

Read the entire course outline for more details.

What is the JBoss Certified Developer in ESB certification?

The JBCD - ESB credential demonstrates a readiness to use JBoss ESB to create and maintain the vital communications links between disparate enterprise applications.


Classroom training

Red Hat offers a robust 6-month schedule of classroom training in more than 40 locations across North America. Classes are taught by Red Hat-certified instructors who actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions.

Length:3 days


Training units: 6


Senior Java EE developers, including enterprise SOA architects and service developers who want to effectively develop and deploy ESB services to support their enterprises


  • Java Enterprise knowledge

  • 5+ years Java EE programming experience

  • Basic XML scripting experience


In addition to classroom training, this course is offered in the following training methods:

On-site team training

Training teams together is a proven way for IT staffs to maximize performance and savings, and optimize Red Hat technologies. Available for the entire JBoss and Red Hat curriculum, on-site training solutions offer flexibility and cost-effective training options, whether at your offices, at our training venues, or hosted in a virtual environment.

Recommended next exam or course:

4-hour, hands-on, perfomance-based exam.

This course prepares you for these credentials:

Demonstrate your readiness to use JBoss enterprise service bus (ESB) to create and maintain the communications between disparate enterprise applications.