Demo application on OpenShift | Kitchensink quickstart shows off all the new features of Java EE 6, and makes a great starting point for your project.
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Kitchensink on OpenShift

This is the kitchensink JBoss quickstart app. You can find more info @

Running on OpenShift

Create an account at

Create a jbossas-7 application

rhc app create kitchensink jbossas-7 --from-code git://

That's it, you can now checkout your application at:


PostgreSQL as a backend

By default, this quickstart uses H2 as the backend, but you may use PostgreSQL.

To do this, add PostgreSQL cartridge to your application:

rhc cartridge add postgresql-8.4 -a kitchensink

Edit src/main/resources/META-INF/persistence.xml so that the data source points to java:jboss/datasources/PostgreSQLDS:


Commit this change, and push.