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    Top Answer:It is a Java-based product, so it is pretty straightforward. It is pretty easy from a developer's perspective. It is also pretty reliable and scalable.
    Top Answer:This price of JBoss is cheaper than similar solutions like Oracle WebLogic. We pay for a maintenance license, but it is not expensive.
    Top Answer:It can have automation features. Everybody is focused right now on automation. In terms of saving cost, automation is always the first thing that comes to light.
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    Overview
    Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), a market-leading, fully certified Java EE platform, gives you a single platform to quickly develop and deploy applications. Use traditional Red Hat JBoss EAP to gain business agility with your existing applications and reduce the costs of proprietary platforms.
    Oracle GlassFish Server is a robust open source platform that offers exhaustive and accessible documentation, intuitive administration and configuration features, interoperability with Microsoft Windows, feature-rich integration with NetBeans and Eclipse, and alignment with Oracle Solaris, OpenSolaris, and MySQL.
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    Sample Customers
    Tata Sky, Nissan, Swedish Board of Agriculture, Novamedia, American Product Distributors, Advanced Micro Devices, Emirates Group, E*TRADE
    TravelMuse, Clarity Accounting
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company50%
    Transportation Company25%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm21%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Government9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider28%
    Computer Software Company13%
    Government8%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business30%
    Large Enterprise70%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise72%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    JBoss is ranked 5th in Application Server with 7 reviews while Oracle GlassFish is ranked 8th in Application Server. JBoss is rated 7.8, while Oracle GlassFish is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of JBoss writes "Good documentation, very stable, and scalable". On the other hand, JBoss is most compared with Tomcat, Oracle WebLogic Server, IBM WebSphere Application Server, IIS and Oracle Fusion Middleware, whereas Oracle GlassFish is most compared with Oracle WebLogic Server, Tomcat, IBM WebSphere Application Server and IIS.

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