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Sunday, May 21, 2006
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The current issue of Infoworld has a review of two Java based open source portals. JBoss Portal 2.2.1 and Liferay Portal 4.0.  The rankings are pretty close but Liferay edged out JBoss based on ease of use, both on the admin front and the user front.

The interesting thing to note in this review was the sheer breadth of technologies that are supported as part of the implementation. Content Management Systems, Authentication & Authorization capabilities, JSR 168, WSRP support and more.. These are truly legitimate and fully functional contenders in the Portal space. Even though JBoss came came up short, you cannot rule it out given its superior support for standards. Not to mention the end-to-end stack that is in the roadmap now that Red Hat has acquired JBoss.

I was a bit disappointed that the review was focused just on the Java/J2EE space. Would have been nice to have seen some comparisons to open source portal implementations on the .NET side as well, such as DotNetNuke which is available under the BSD licence.

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5/21/2006 9:53 PM Eastern Daylight Time  |  Comments [1]  |  Disclaimer  |  Permalink   
Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:43:42 AM (Eastern Daylight Time, UTC-04:00)
Liferay is truly the superior portal and supports standards in a way that JBoss cannot...
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