What is ALBPM Enterprise?

AquaLogic BPM Enterprise is the runtime environment for executing business processes implemented through an iterative methodology in AquaLogic BPM Studio. The ALBPM Enterprise package is composed of a set of different applications.

These applications are listed in the following table:
Application Description
Admin Center Administrative tool to setup an ALBPM Enterprise environment.
Process Execution Engine Engine that executes business processeses.
Process Administrator Web-based interface that allows administrators manage an ALBPM Enterprise environment at runtime.
WorkSpace Web-based application used by end users to collaborate with deployed business processes.
WorkSpace Administrator Web-based administration console for the WorkSpace application.
Archive Viewer Desktop application that allows you to view archived processes.

ALBPM Enterprise Editions

AquaLogic BPM Enterprise is available in the following editions:
Edition Description
Standalone Allows you to run the Process Execution Engine as a standalone Java application, outside of any application server. This edition uses an application server only for the web-based user interfaces (a version of Tomcat is included with the installation).
BEA WebLogic Server Allows you to run the Process Execution Engine on top of BEA WebLogic Server. With this configuration you can take advantage of the J2EE container capabilities like transaction management, clustering and centralized administration.
IBM WebSphere Application Server Allows you to run the Process Execution Engine on top of IBM WebSphere Application Server. With this configuration you can take advantage of the J2EE container capabilities like transaction management, clustering and centralized administration.

WorkSpace Extensions

In addition to the standard WorkSpace application, ALBPM provides a set of WorkSpace Extensions. Each WorkSpace Extension provides an alternative mechanism for presenting WorkSpace functionality to end users.

ALBPM provides the following WS Extensions:
WorkSpace Extension Description
WorkSpace Extensions for Java Server Faces Provides a standard web application deployable on any JSF-compliant container like BEA WebLogic Portal. See WebLogic Portal Configuration for more information.
WorkSpace Extensions for AquaLogic User Interaction Provides integration with AquaLogic User Interaction. See Integrating with AquaLogic Interaction for more information.
WorkSpace Extensions for Rich Site Summary (RSS) Provides a standard web application that serves RSS feeds. This allows end users to receive inbox notifications within an RSS client.