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SearchWebServices: Open Source ESBs Race to Define Themselves

Oct 11, 2005, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Colleen Frye)

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"Even though the dust hasn't settled around an exact definition of an enterprise service bus (ESB), there are several open source efforts forging ahead. Most recently, the ObjectWeb consortium released Milestone 1 of Celtix, an open source ESB sponsored by Iona Technologies. At the same time, ObjectWeb and Iona announced cooperation between Celtix and ServiceMix, an open source ESB supported by LogicBlaze Inc., a provider of open source integration technology and services.

"Iona and ObjectWeb launched the Celtix project in June. 'Milestone 1 is a top-to-bottom demonstration of Web services and APIs,' said Carl Trieloff, director of product management at Iona. 'When we get to Milestone 2, you should be able to start having more ESB-type interactions.' He said the project intends to release milestones about every four weeks..."

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