About Apache River

Welcome to Apache River, a project furthering the development and advancement of Jini technology.

Jini is a service oriented architecture that defines a programming model which both exploits and extends Java technology to enable the construction of secure, distributed systems consisting of federations of services and clients. Jini technology can be used to build adaptive network systems that are scalable, evolvable and flexible as typically required in dynamic computing environments.

For mere mortals a explanation in simple terms can be found in concepts.