Alfresco is a well-designed open source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system. The initial release of Alfresco was in 2005. Comparing IBM FileNet (1980s), Oracle WebCenter Content (1980s, Stellent UCM), OpenText (1990s) and Documentum (1990s, Acquired by OpenText in 2016), Alfresco is quite new, which allows Alfresco build on completely new technology stacks. There’s no doubt that Alfresco is one of the best designed ECM system from architecture, performance and Web UI perspectives.
Alfresco is designed to run on Alfresco Application Server, as a series web applications, including alfresco.war, share.war, solr.war. Alfresco.war provides the platform services to mobile access (through REST APIs). Share.war offers Web UI...Read More