[Announce] [Dev] WSO2 Governance Registry 5.1.0 Released !!

Danesh Kuruppu danesh at wso2.com
Sun Nov 1 04:48:42 PST 2015

WSO2 Governance Registry team is pleased to announce the release of WSO2
Governance Registry 5.1.0.!!

WSO2 Governance Registry provides end-to-end governance for enterprises. IT
professionals can streamline application development, testing and
deployment processes, as well as manage service lifecycles and assets using
WSO2 Governance Registry. The community and social aspects of WSO2
Governance Registry will act as an enabler for collaboration between
distributed teams, converting traditional human-centric tasks into key
assets of the governance process. It also includes business runtime
governance requirements through its interoperability with well-known
external monitoring and reporting applications.

For more information on WSO2 Governance Registry and to download the
product please visit http://wso2.com/products/governance-registry. Also
take a look at the online product documentation.

*How to Run*

    1. Extract the downloaded zip
    2. Go to the bin directory in the extracted folder
    3. Run the wso2server.sh or wso2server.bat as appropriate
    4. Launch a web browser and navigate to https://localhost:9443/carbon
to access the admin console
    5. Navigate to https://localhost:9443/publisher to access the publisher
    6. Navigate to https://localhost:9443/store to access the store webapp
    7. Use "admin", "admin" as the username and password to login as an

WSO2 Governance Registry 5.1.0 includes following improvements and bug

   -     Improvements <https://wso2.org/jira/issues/?filter=12502>

Bug Fixes

   -     Bug Fixes <https://wso2.org/jira/issues/?filter=12499>

*Key Features of WSO2 Governance Registry*Registry & Repository for Anything

   -     Store any type of data or metadata as resources including
   contracts, models, workflows, WSDLs, Word documents, server configurations
   and more
   -     Revisions, versions with checkpointing and rollback for any
   resource or resource collections
   -     Full-text search, metadata search, tagging
   -     Register externally stored resources including via Microsoft
   -     Define behaviors that trigger automatically based on resource type
   -     Out of the box versioning support for WSDL, WADL and XSD
   -     Out of the box support for Swagger imports, with facility to
   upload via a file or import using a link
   -     Ability to specify custom storage paths for any RXT

SOA Governance

   -     Flexible service registry for any type of services including REST
   services, JSON services, SOAP services and Thrift services
   -     Govern all aspects of services including service descriptions,
   service consumption, service usage, service discovery, service lifecycle
   management and service policies
   -     Service and application discovery for third-party servers
   -     Dependency management and impact analysis
   -     Graphical visualization (dependency graphs) of artifacts with
   associated resources and dependent artifacts enabling users to perform
   impact analysis when changes are made to an artifact
   -     Policy management for both design-time and run-time
   -     Comprehensive lifecycle management
   -     Act as a policy store for any Policy Enforcement Point (PEP)
   including WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus
   <http://wso2.com/products/enterprise-service-bus/> and WSO2 Application
   Server <http://wso2.com/products/application-server/>
   -     User notification and alert management supported with the ability
   to use email templates
   -     Role based authentication and authorization leveraging information
   stored in common user repositories such as LDAP or MS Active Directory
   -     Auditing, logging and reporting

Configuration Governance

   -     Govern any kind of server/system configuration
   -     Version and revision management with checkpointing & rollback
   -     Full lifecycle management spanning across development, testing,
   staging and production environments
   -     Integrates to any 3rd party product via command-line clients
   -     Deeply integrated to all WSO2 Carbon middleware products

Development Process Governance

   -     Govern all aspects of the develop-build-test-stage-production
   -     Integration with source code control systems such as SVN
   -     Integration with 3rd party continuous integration (CI) systems
   such as Jenkins or Atlassian Bamboo
   -     Integration with popular build systems such as Maven or Ant
   -     Comprehensive end-to-end application lifecycle management and

Framework for Governing Anything

   -     Define any type of governance asset
   -     Customizable repository extension points, executable via manual
   intervention (aspects) and by the framework (handlers) along with relevant
   evaluation criteria (filters)
   -     Integrated with 3rd party products and external systems
   -     Repository APIs: JCR
   -     Registry APIs: REST, JAXR
   -     Governance APIs: REST, Atom/AtomPP, SOAP
   -     Centrally integrated with the latest version of WSO2 Enterprise
   Store 2.0 <http://wso2.com/products/enterprise-store/> and WSO2 API
   Manager <http://wso2.com/api-management/try-it/>
   -     Create and manage registry resources, APIs and Swagger instances
   with the newly introduced Governance Centre UI
   -     Installation provision for API-M, enabling API publisher and store
   functionalities, including API creation, publishing, subscription, token
   generation and regeneration within WSO2 Governance Registry
   -     Graphical differentiation view to compare two inter-related assets
   -     New asset association UIs and extension point to perform
   add/remove associations based activities
   -     Improved extension points to write tasks based on registry API and
   governance API

Lifecycle Management

   -     Customizable lifecycle management with built-in best practices
   -     Content introspection, validation and verification
   -     Human interactions, notifications and checklists
   -     Extensible with SCXML, WS-BPEL and Java
   -     Monitor time duration of artifacts in specific lifecycle states
   -     Ability to set specific lifecycle state checkpoints
   -     Manage associations between assets as well as asset lifecycles
   -     Set up notifications for subscribed assets at asset lifecycle
   state changes and for updates to assets

Design-time Governance

   -     Discovery and managed reuse of schemas and other shared metadata
   supporting contract-first service design
   -     Lifecycle management and approval for metadata
   -     IDE integration with WSO2 Developer Studio
   <http://wso2.com/products/developer-studio/>, Eclipse plugin, Microsoft
   Visual Studio and WebDAV
   -     Standards enforcement including all WS-I profiles
   -     Built-in best practices for common metadata types

Run-Time Governance

   -     Acts as Policy Store for any type of runtime policies including
   security policies, API policies, service contracts, SLAs and XACML
   authorization policies
   -     Integrates with WSO2 Business Activity Monitor
   <http://wso2.com/products/business-activity-monitor/> to provide
   analytics, monitoring and business intelligence including custom KPIs
   -     Service performance metrics management

Change Management

   -     Role based separation of actions
   -     Approval processes
   -     Ability schedule tasks for future execution

Social Collaboration for Enterprise Governance

   -     Empower the social enterprise
   -     Human interaction with governance via tasks
   -     Comments, ratings and tags on any type of resource or artifact

Lightweight, Developer Friendly and Easy to Deploy

   -     Server customization via feature provisioning of any WSO2
   middleware capability
   -     Deployable standalone or as federated set of servers
   -     Choice of deployment to on-premise servers, private cloud, or managed
   cloud <http://wso2.com/cloud/managed/>, without configuration changes
   -     Integrated with SVN, Maven, Ant and other standard tools for
   development & deployment
   -     Integrated to WSO2 Developer Studio
   <http://wso2.com/products/developer-studio/>, Eclipse-based IDE for all
   WSO2 products

Manage & Monitor

   -     Comprehensive management & monitoring Web console with
   enterprise-level security
   -     Built-in collection and monitoring of standard access and
   performance statistics
   -     JMX MBeans for key metrics monitoring and management
   -     Integrates with WSO2 Business Activity Monitor
   <http://wso2.com/products/business-activity-monitor/> for operational
   audit and KPI monitoring and management
   -     Flexible logging support with integration to enterprise logging
   -     Centralized configuration management across different environments
   with lifecycles and versioning

*Known Issues*

All the open issues pertaining to WSO2 Governance Registry are reported at
the following location:

   -     Known Issues <https://wso2.org/jira/issues/?filter=12503>

How You Can ContributeMailing ListsJoin our mailing list and correspond
with the developers directly.

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   Archive <http://wso2.org/mailarchive/dev/>

Reporting IssuesWe encourage you to report issues, documentation faults and
feature requests regarding WSO2 Governance Registry through the public JIRA
<https://wso2.org/jira/browse/REGISTRY>. You can use the Carbon JIRA
<http://www.wso2.org/jira/browse/CARBON> to report any issues related to
the Carbon base framework or associated Carbon components.
SupportWe are committed to ensuring that your enterprise middleware
deployment is completely supported from evaluation to production. Our
unique approach ensures that all support leverages our open development
methodology and is provided by the very same engineers who build the

For more details and to take advantage of this unique opportunity please
visit http://wso2.com/support.

To learn more about WSO2 Governance Registry and WSO2 support offerings
please visit http://wso2.com/products/governance-registry/.

-- The WSO2 Governance Registry Team --


Danesh Kuruppu
Software Engineer
WSO2 Inc,
Mobile: +94 (77) 1690552
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