Premier open source transaction manager

Welcome to the Narayana community!

With over 30 years of expertise in the area of transaction processing, Narayana is the premier open source transaction manager. It has been used extensively within industry and to drive standards including the OMG and Web Services.

Why choose Narayana?

In todays business environment data corruption can have serious consequences for the enterprise including service unavailability, system reconciliation costs, and damage to customer relationships and business reputation. The Narayana transaction suite protects businesses from data corruption by guaranteeing complete, accurate business transactions for Java based applications (including those written for the Java EE and EJB frameworks) thereby eliminating the risks and costs associated with time-consuming manual reconciliation following failures.

Bullet Proof ReliabilityFounded on industry proven technology and over a 30 year history as a leader in the field of transaction processing.
Reduced Operating CostsBuilt in failure recovery components that handle failures automatically with no manual intervention required. Moreover, the open source license make the product free to download and use.
Flexible Deployment OptionsCan be deployed stand-alone as well as within a range of different container implementations, most notably WildFly application server.
Simplicity...Not ComplexitySimplifies application development as programmers are able to focus on business logic rather than specialist non-reusable, error-prone failure recovery code.
Full Distributed TransactionsPreserves overall system state integrity regardless of the topology of the deployment and creates a unified transactioning solution for all resources - databases, message queues and arbitrary custom components.
Easily integrate with other JBoss frameworksConnect your transactional applications to services written for the WildFly application server.
Participate in transactions that span from Java to C++ and beyondNarayana provides language bindings for both C/C++ and Java.
Industry Leading InteroperabilityExtends beyond Jakarta EE to Web Services and REST through support of the WS-Coordination, WS-AtomicTransaction, WS-BusinessActivity and REST-AT specifications.
Professional SupportRed Hat delivers the Professional Support, Consulting, and Training that you need whether you are testing a proof of concept, deploying a mission-critical application, or rolling out across your entire enterprise.

What is Narayana?

Narayana is a transactions toolkit which provides support for applications developed using a broad range of standards-based transaction protocols:

  1. Jakarta Transactions
  2. JTS
  3. Web-Service Transactions
  4. REST Transactions
  5. STM

Narayana is shipped as part of the WildFly application server, it continues to be developed as a stand-alone transaction manager. Narayana provides everything you need to develop transactional applications running over your own transport protocols and can be embedded in a range of containers.

Apache License Version 2.0

All dependencies of this project are available under the Apache License Version 2.0.