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Recent News !

  • Orchestra 4.9.0 has been released ! Jan 23, 2012
    Orchestra 4.9.0 is available. This version is a major release of Orchestra. It ships the new BPMN 2.0 designer fully operationnal and amazing new features on the Orchestra console.

  • Orchestra 4.8.0 has been released ! Jun 23, 2011
    Orchestra 4.8.0 is available. This version is a major release of Orchestra. It ships a technology preview of the new Web 2.0 BPMN designer. Along with this amazing new feature, the Web console has also been widly enhanced.

  • Orchestra 4.7.1 has been released ! Apr 6, 2011
    Orchestra 4.7.1 is available. This version is a 4.7 maintenance release with bugs correction. This version also removes the support for Axis 1. Orchestra is now only shipped with CXF as the Web Service framework.

  • Orchestra 4.7.0 has been released ! Dec 17, 2010
    Orchestra 4.7.0 is out. On this version the main improvment is related to performance. Between Orchestra 4.4.0 and Orchestra 4.7.0 the performance has been improved by a factor of 20 ! Orchestra was already fast, it is now a formula 1 !

  • Orchestra 4.6.0 has been released ! Nov 2, 2010
    Yet again a new version of Orchestra is available. Orchestra 4.6.0 brings support for process versionning. Versionning in the BPEL world is difficult to manage. Indeed, BPEL relies on Web Services and there is no versioning concept in Web Services. So we had to provide a smart way to manage process versioning without the support of Web Service versioning. This is done with Orchestra 4.6.0.

  • Orchestra 4.5.0 has been released ! Aug 12, 2010
    Orchestra 4.5.0 arrives with many interesting functionalities. The main one is the brand new Web 2.0 console. The GWT based console wil help you manage your process. Process deployment, undeployment, monitoring and management is just one click away.

  • Orchestra 4.4.0 has been released ! Apr 14, 2010
    Orchestra 4.4.0 arrives with many interesting functionalities. The main ones are the following :

    Integration with Camel (http://camel.apache.org). The CXF package now contains Camel and it is possible to call or be called by Camel to exit or enter the BPEL process. This opens a wide range a possibilities to Orchestra. Indeed it is now possible to call non WS services directly from your process. If you want to send an email, a JMS message, call a local Java class at one point of the process, all this is now possible. Check out the user documentation for more information.

    Clustering capability. It is now possible to use Orchestra in a cluster mode. This gives load balancing and fail over capacity to Orchestra. Check out the user documentation for intructions on how to configure your cluster.

    Direct call to sub processes. It is now possible to call directly sub processes without going through the WS stack. Orchestra detects automatically if a call is related to an other process, enhancing the performance of this type of call.

  • Orchestra 4.3.0 has been released ! Feb 19, 2010
    A new stable version of Orchestra has just been released. Orchestra 4.3.0 main focus is on the OSGi packaging. CXF and Axis are now integrated as OSGi bundles and the tomcat packages have been modified to use the OSGi packaging. This provides a lot of flexibility in the choice of Web Service implementation you want to use.

    The other main feature added is related to the management of "dead" Jobs. There is now a default execution that kills the instances that have dead job, but Orchestra also provides the possibility to interact with those jobs using the API. Check out the user documentation for more information.

  • Orchestra 4.2.0 has been released ! Oct 28, 2009
    A new stable version of Orchestra has just been released. This version is the first one to be fully BPEL 2.0 compatible. Indeed the last statement missing, is now supported. Orchestra now manages EventHandlers

    Check out the new graphical installer ! Now all the Orchestra configuration is performed during the installation ! It is so easy even a child could use it ! Enjoy !

  • Orchestra designer wins programming contest ! Sept 20, 2009
    In the lastest version of Orchestra 4.1.0, we presented to you a preview of a revolutionary Web 2.0 designer. This designer is so in advance that it has won the OW2 programming contest !

    Check out the video to know more !

  • Orchestra 4.1.0 has been released ! Sept 11, 2009
    A new stable version of Orchestra has just been released. This version proposes the use of a new Web Service Stack : CXF. Therefore Orchestra has now support for WS-Adressing and WS-Reliable Messaging. This release is available both as a classical Tomcat package or as an OSGi one.

    Also available in the version, the updated Orchestra console and a preview of the future Web 2.0 Orchestra Designer. Check out the video and prepare for a revolution ! Enjoy !

  • Orchestra 4.0.10 has been released ! April 29, 2009
    This stable version includes the support for BPEL faults, possibilities to suspend and resume process instances, bug fixing, additional unit tests and minor enhancements.

    Following releases of Orchestra will include event support, OSGi packaging and integration with the lightweight ESB Camel.

    Stay tuned !

  • Nova Orchestra RC2 just released ! June 5, 2008
    This Release Candidate version (second major step on the road for the final version) includes bug fixing, additional unit tests and minor enhancements.

    As a major improvement, RC2 comes with a new BPM console currently providing deployment, execution and monitoring BPM capabilities. It could be deployed individually or in common with Nova Bonita and/or Nova Orchestra projects. Could you imagine a Web 2.0 generic and customizable console for easily handle XPDL and/or BPEL processes? just take a look to the following video published at BPM Corner

  • Orchestra/Bonita Team at Java One 2008 May 6-9, 2008
    Charles Souillard and Miguel Valdes will be at Java One 2008 in San Francisco (US) to demonstrate the latest version of Orchestra and Bonita. Don't hesitate to ask for us at the OW2 booth.
  • Nova Orchestra M4 is released Apr 17, 2008
    The fourth milestone of Nova Orchestra is now available. This is the last milestone before the final release planned for the beginning of May.
  • Nova Orchestra M3 is released Mar 25, 2008
    The third milestone of Nova Orchestra is now available. This new version of Orchestra is based on the first version of the "Process Virtual Machine".
  • Orchestra Team at Linux Solution 2008 Jan 29-30-31, 2008
    Goulven Le Jeune, Charles Souillard and Guillaume Porcher will be at Linux Solution 2008 in Paris (France) to demonstrate the latest version of Orchestra. Don't hesitate to ask for us at the OW2 or at the Bull booth.
  • Nova Orchestra M2 is released Dec 11, 2007
    The Second milestone of Nova Orchestra is now available. This new version of Orchestra is based on the "Process Virtual Machine". This milestone adds the support of Persistence.
  • Orchestra Team at Javapolis 2007 Dec 12-14, 2007
    Goulven Le Jeune and Charles Souillard will be at Javapolis 2007 in Antwerp (Belgium) to demonstrate the latest version of Orchestra. Don't hesitate to ask for us at the OW2 booth.
  • Nova Orchestra M1 is released Oct 26, 2007
    The first milestone of Nova Orchestra is now available. This new version of Orchestra is based on the "Process Virtual Machine".
  • Orchestra welcomes again a new contributor Jul 01, 2007
    Orchestra welcomes a new full time contributor. Guillaume will work on Nova Orchestra and the Process Virtual Machine.
  • Orchestra welcomes new contributors Feb 06, 2007
    Orchestra welcomes two new full time contributors. Candy and Stan will work on the next generation of the Orchestra Engine.
  • Orchestra team at Linux Solution Feb 1st, 2006
    Goulven Le Jeune will be delivering a speech at Linux Solution in Paris (France). During this speech, the integration of Orchestra and the Objectweb ESB Petals will be introduced and the new version of Orchestra will be presented.
  • Orchestra v3.0 has been released Dec 22, 2006
    The new version of Orchestra open source project has been released today. This version, v3.0, add new features such as support of BPEL 2.0, some BPELJ support and is built on top of JOnAS 4.8.x series. The process editor has also been moved to an eclipse plug-in.
  • Orchestra released as open source Nov 16, 2006
    Bull has decided to release Orchestra as open source on the Objectweb consortium.
  • ObjectWeb - OrientWare meeting in Beijing Sept 19, 2006
    The Orchestra project team was in Beijing together with an ObjectWeb delegation to start a collaboration around BPM with the OrientWare community projects.