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Published: Jan 31, 2011
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2012
vFabric is a new Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering from VMWare. Based on enhanced versions of opensource web and messaging platforms Tomcat, Apache, and RabbitMQ, vFabric aims to deliver a Java based PaaS on a variety of cloud platforms. Currently supported platforms include VMForce, a collaboration between VMWare and force.com, Google App Engine and Amazon EC2. The addition of the GemFire in-memory distributed data management platform and Hyperic monitoring and management tool make vFabric an interesting set of technologies for Java developers looking to move to the cloud.