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Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works

An open source service design, development and integration platform that speeds up cloud integration.

JBoss Fuse Service Works is Red Hat's middleware solution for application integration, messaging, SOA, and service governance requirements. It combines the core ESB technology from Fusesource acquisition and technical innovations from popular open source communities like SwitchYard and Overlord.

Core ESB, Switchyard, Overlord make JBoss Fuse Service Works

JBoss Fuse Service Works is the next version of Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform with additional capabilties.

Want a services platform to create reusable, changeable, flexible business services that hide the complexity of connecting to different applications? Want the capability to manage the lifecycle of services from design, development through deployment? Require a platform that sets the stage for faster and easier cloud, mobile application and business process application development projects? Try the JBoss Fuse Service Works 6.0!

JBoss Fuse Service Works 6.0 is now available! We encourage you to download the software and see for yourself if it meets your requirements.


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What is new in JBoss Fuse Service Works

Besides the new name, the latest release (version 6.0) incorporates core ESB technology from the FuseSource acquisition and numerous service management and governance capabilities. New features include

  • Core ESB based on JBoss Fuse

    • Apache Camel – modern enterprise integration pattern-based development model

    • Apache CXF – webServices and REST framework

    • Apache ActiveMQ – robust, high performance messaging

  • Lightweight structured service development and delivery Framework

  • Service Governance

  • Business Transaction Monitoring

Get Started

Maven Repository

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Install Instructions

Use these instructions to quickly install JBoss Fuse Service Works and JBDS. Check out the Getting Started guide to get acquainted with the quick starts and the platform.


Getting Started with JBoss Fuse Service Works, Parts 1 - 4:



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SwitchYard in Cloud preview

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Red Hat JBoss Benelux Hackathons
Apr 3, 2014 12:23 PM by Kenneth Peeples
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Service Lifecycle Management with Fuse Service Works Webinar
Mar 25, 2014 1:42 PM by Kenneth Peeples
I will do a quick overview of Fuse Service Works and Kurt will dive deeper into Design Time Governan…
DevNation coming up in April
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Further Resources


JBoss Fuse Service Works docs


Discuss on JBoss Fuse Service Works Forums

On Demand webinar archives

March 26, 2014: Introduction to design-time service governance

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Features of Note

Pattern based development

Implementation of the popular and widely used Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) framework for routing, transformation that enables faster and more efficient integration solutions. Based on Apache Camel.

High-performance messaging

High performance, reliable, robust and proven messaging broker that supports messaging patterns such as publish-subscribe, point-to-point and store-forward, and multiple cross language clients.Based on Apache ActiveMQ or HornetQ.

web Service/REST

web services framework which exposes integration assets as services and calls external services, supporting all major web services standards. Also supports RESTful calls. Based on Apache CXF.

Structured Service Development

Lightweight service development and delivery framework, based on SCA (Service Component Architecture), providing full life-cycle support for developing, deploying, and managing service-based applications. Based on SwicthYard.

Design time Service Governance

Manage the life-cycle of services from design, development through deployment by defining, exposing and enforcing rules or policies. Based on Overlord DTGov.

Business Transaction Monitoring

Capture service activity information, define and collect metrics, define alerts to optimize and meet Business/Service Level Agreements (SLA). Based on Overlord RTGov.

JBoss Fuse or JBoss Fuse Service Works?

JBoss Fuse and JBoss Fuse Service Works share the same core ESB components.

With JBoss Fuse Service Works, you get additional capabilities like structured service development framework, service orchestration, rules processing, service governance and business transaction monitoring.

Fuse Service Works
Enterprise integration pattern-based development
Web Services/REST Framework
Lightweight Service Development Framework  
Service Orchestration  
Business rules processing  
Service Repository  
Service Registry w/ Human Workflow  
Business Transaction Monitoring  
Operations Management
Container: Apache Karaf
Container: JBoss EAP  

Project Information

This product is built on top of the following community projects