Buyer's Guide to JBoss Middleware Management
Source: Red Hat
Middleware is the glue that holds the enterprise applications together. As the collection of frameworks, technologies, and services that enables to build and deploy integrated systems and applications across a distributed network, middleware is an increasingly critical part of enterprise application platform. Whatever middleware stack are using - proprietary or open source - need to be aware of the management issues that are likely to encounter throughout the application lifecycle, from development through production. And because the applications middleware supports are increasingly mission-critical, require an efficient and effective way to manage and monitor the middleware environment to ensure rapid deployment, maximum availability, and optimal performance.