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Red Hat’s middleware solutions provide a stable and secure foundation for building and modernizing applications and infrastructure. With Red Hat capabilities, you can create new products, modernize your existing services, and implement analytics to measure your success—all while remaining deployment-agnostic.

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Red Hat Application Foundations (middleware and services for cloud-native applications) can help you build an efficient, agile application infrastructure. Our solutions undergo extensive testing by a diverse community, including Red Hat engineers, customers, independent software and hardware vendors, and partners. Open source is the Red Hat way.

Red Hat Application Foundations provides cloud-native services so you can develop apps, integrate everything, and manage it all. Red Hat Application Foundations is lightweight to unlock cloud efficiencies and completely open. Whatever your needs may be, we’ve got you covered.

Red Hat Application Foundations is the evolution of traditional middleware for cloud native execution with lightweight, open source solutions for scalability and security. With Application Foundations from Red Hat you can speed up development, integrate your systems, applications and data, and unlock new capabilities with modern cloud architectures.

Application runtimes

Red Hat Runtimes provides l​​ightweight application runtimes and frameworks (like Quarkus) for highly-distributed cloud architectures, such as microservices.

Application integration

Red Hat Integration provides service composition and orchestration, application connectivity and data transformation, real-time message streaming, change data capture, and API management.

Accelerate time to value with Cloud Services

Red Hat® Cloud Services include hosted and managed platform, application, and data services that streamline the hybrid cloud experience, reducing the operational cost and complexity of delivering cloud-native applications.

When combined with Red Hat OpenShift, Red Hat Application Foundations creates a platform for development and operations teams to build and modernize applications efficiently and securely while balancing developer choice and flexibility with operational control and security. Red Hat Application Foundations delivers a comprehensive set of capabilities to help teams adopt modern and cloud-native architectures including foundational patterns like microservices, API-first, and data streaming.

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What is Apache Kafka?

Apache Kafka is a distributed data streaming platform that can publish, subscribe to, store, and process streams of records in real time.


What is an API?

API stands for application programming interface—a set of definitions and protocols to build and integrate application software.

More about integration


A comprehensive set of integration and runtimes technologies engineered to help build, deploy, and operate applications with security in mind and at scale across the hybrid cloud.

Hosted and managed platform, application, and data services that streamline the hybrid cloud experience, reducing the operational cost and complexity of delivering cloud-native applications.

A set of products, tools, and components for developing and maintaining cloud-native applications. Includes Red Hat AMQ, Red Hat Data Grid, Red Hat JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform, Red Hat JBoss Web Server, a Red Hat build of OpenJDK, a Red Hat build of Quarkus, a set of cloud-native runtimes, Migration Toolkit for Applications, single sign-on, and a launcher service.

A comprehensive set of integration and messaging technologies to connect applications and data across hybrid infrastructures. Includes Red Hat 3scale API Management, Red Hat AMQ, Red Hat Runtimes, change data capture, and a service registry.



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