Feeds

Red Hat moves JBoss to Amazon's cloud

EC2 adopts another app

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

Red Hat is now brewing its JBoss Java application server on Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), marking the company's second round of making code available as an online pay-as-you-go service.

A beta version of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is now available on EC2. (Note: EC2 itself is in beta.) Customers can either license JBoss as a virtual image, or alternatively make existing licenses available on Amazon's utility computing service.

Red Hat is charging a fixed subscription rate of $119 per month for JBoss on EC2. Developers may also pay $1.21 per instance, per hour, with increased rates depending on the bandwidth and storage requirements.

"As the first cloud-based Java application server, this offering underscores Red Hat's position in cloud computing and advances JBoss as the leader in Java in the cloud," said Red Hat marketing director Aaron Darcy (perhaps attempting to break a record for using the word 'cloud' the most times in a single sentence).

The company began its partnership with Amazon eight months ago when it opened a beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux on EC2. Amazon handles customer tracking and billing while it soaks in the bandwidth and storage fees it charges for using the service. In return, Red Hat gets its licensing money and doesn't have to sweat setting up infrastructure to deliver the code.

Sign-up is available here. ®

Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction

More from The Register

next story
This time it's 'Personal': new Office 365 sub covers just two devices
Redmond also brings Office into Google's back yard
Batten down the hatches, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS due in TWO DAYS
Admins dab straining server brows in advance of Trusty Tahr's long-term support landing
Inside the Hekaton: SQL Server 2014's database engine deconstructed
Nadella's database sqares the circle of cheap memory vs speed
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
Half of Twitter's 'active users' are SILENT STALKERS
Nearly 50% have NEVER tweeted a word
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Internet-of-stuff startup dumps NoSQL for ... SQL?
NoSQL taste great at first but lacks proper nutrients, says startup cloud whiz
Windows 8.1, which you probably haven't upgraded to yet, ALREADY OBSOLETE
Pre-Update versions of new Windows version will no longer support patches
IRS boss on XP migration: 'Classic fix the airplane while you're flying it attempt'
Plus: Condoleezza Rice at Dropbox 'maybe she can find ... weapons of mass destruction'
prev story

Whitepapers

Designing a defence for mobile apps
In this whitepaper learn the various considerations for defending mobile applications; from the mobile application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies needed to properly assess mobile applications risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.