Apache TomEE

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Apache TomEE
Developer(s) Apache Software Foundation
Stable release 1.6.0 / November 20, 2013; 9 months ago (2013-11-20)
Preview release 1.6.1-SNAPSHOT
Development status Active
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform (JVM)
Type Web Application Server
License Apache License 2.0
Website http://tomee.apache.org

Apache TomEE (pronounced "Tommy") is the Java Enterprise Edition of Apache Tomcat (Tomcat + Java EE = TomEE) that combines several Java enterprise projects including Apache OpenEJB, Apache OpenWebBeans, Apache OpenJPA, Apache MyFaces and others.[1] In October 2011, the project obtained certification by Oracle Corporation as a compatible implementation of the Java EE 6 Web Profile.[2][3]


Here a list of the open source components that are included in TomEE.

Component Description
Apache Tomcat HTTP server and Servlet container supporting Java Servlet and JavaServer Pages (JSP).
Apache OpenEJB Open source Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) Container System.
Apache OpenWebBeans Open source Java Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) implementation.
Apache OpenJPA Open source Java Persistence API (JPA) 2.0 implementation.
Apache MyFaces Open source Java Server Faces (JSF) implementation.
Apache ActiveMQ Open source Java Message Service (JMS) implementation.
Apache CXF Web Services frameworks with variety of protocols such as SOAP, XML/HTTP, RESTful HTTP.
Apache Derby Full-fledged relational database management system (RDBMS) with native Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) support.

TomEE JAX-RS is a second distribution that adds support for Java API for RESTful Web Services (JAX-RS). The full TomEE Plus distribution adds additional support for Java API for XML Web Services (JAX-WS), Java EE Connector Architecture, and Java Messaging Service (JMS).[4]

See also[edit]

Other Java EE application servers:

Commercial Support[edit]

Two years after the announcement of Apache TomEE at JavaOne 2011 several Apache TomEE creators united to form Tomitribe,[5] a commercial support company dedicated to the Apache TomEE community and focused on promoting open source values.[6][7]


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Apache TomEE Books[edit]