JBoss Microkernel Deployment
The deployer is a production line of aspects.
Deploy - deploy a url
Undeploy - undeploy a url
Redeploy - redeploy a url
Class enhancement - defines any bytecode manipulation mechanism
Classloading - defines where resources and classes can be loaded
Bean metadata - determines the metadata for the POJOs.
Bean deployer - instantiates POJOs/services similar to -service.xml
Profile deployer - deploys profile information, e.g. which services should be started
Logging - deploys logging configuration
Security - deploys JAAS configuration
Virtual File System (VFS)
The virtual file system will allow the deployment to deal with a deployment in a transparent manner.
Handles protocol specific behaviour
Consistent view of the deployment
Handles special behaviour, e.g. war and ear deployments
Allows overrides of deployment locations, e.g. alt-dd or deployment from an IDE