System scalability and reliability is critical for production integration solutions. Put simply, there must be enough processing capacity available to accept and process integration messages, meet service level agreements, help minimize response times, and improve system reliability. Clustering for on-premise and cloud environment often differ. This article focuses on on-premise clustering.

Recently I heard that IBM is back to old tricks trying to say that Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) should be compared to IBM WebSphere Application Server (base) and not IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Edition (WAS ND). From what I can tell, the IBM argument for …