About freebXML Registry Q&A
What is an ebXML Registry?
An ebXML registry is an information system that securely manages any
content type and the standardized metadata that describes it.
Registry is to web services what relational databases were to
It is based upon the ebXML Registry
standard as defined by OASIS
What are some common use case of ebXML Registry?
- Web service registry
- Taxonomy management
- XML Schema management
- UBL schema management
- Vocabulary Management
- User and Role management
- eForms Server
- eGovernment registry
- eBusiness Process registry
- Partner profile registry
- Medical content repository
What is freebXML Registry?
"freebXML Registry is the first to
deliver a feature- complete and spec-compliant
- A royalty free implementation of the ebXML Registry standard
- Developed in open source
- Standards based,
- feature complete
implementation of the latest ebXML
What are some features and benefits of using freebXML Registry?
- Web Service publish and discovery
- Web content management (SOAP and HTTP)
- Web content discovery
- (SQL, XML filter query syntax)
- Content validation
- Content cataloging
- Federated content management
- Content-based event notification
- Authorization control (XML-DSIG)
- Role based access control (XACML)
- Audit trail / event log
- Standard taxonomies
- User defined taxonomies
- Content classification
- Extensible information model
- Object oriented architecture
- Internationalization features
What standard does freebXML Registry support?
The freebXML Registry project is implemented entirely on the Java
Who is using freebXML Registry and why?
Apelon – Health Care
Manage medical guidelines and make them available to doctors and
France Telecom – Telecommunication Services
Implement and manage a registry/repository that enables francophone
sectors to submit e-business requirements and to retrieve relevant
information (Core Components, BIEs, and other documents).
General Motors – Automotive
Manage business processes and partner profiles in GM reference Service
Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Government of Canada – eGovernment
Standardize processes, roles and business data across Government of
Canada within Government Strategic Reference Model.
Republica – eGov Software
Manage ebXML Core Components and business vocabulary used in
eGovernment use cases. Republica's freebXML Registry based product is
deployed at Finnish Ministry of Finance.
RosettaNet – eBusiness Process Standards
Manage RosettaNet technical dictionary including business processes and
Sabre – Travel
Manage business processes, partner profiles, XML schemas and related
SDMX – Statistics
Case study involving virtual hub for external debt data and metadata.
The Statistical Data and Metadata Exchange (SDMX) initiative is
sponsored by the BIS, ECB, Eurostat, IMF, OECD, UN and World Bank.
Sun Microsystems – Hardware / Software
Manage internal and external facing web services and
share them with employees and partners.