OpenBD is the worlds first truly open source GPL Java CFML runtime. CFML is a powerful tag/script based language that takes away all the heavy lifting of producing highly scalable web and email based services and sites.

The project, first incarnated as BlueDragon, has been in development for 15 years with a strong legacy in powering some of the highest trafficked sites in the world including the once darling of the social networks,

aw2.0 are the official maintainers of OpenBD, believing whole heartedly in the open source philosophy that sharing over 400K lines worth of software engineering can bring. Regular updates are made available through the nightly build packages, with official releases once a year.


aw2.0 offers official support for OpenBD through a simple yearly based subscription.


  • Subscription per company - unlimited servers
  • Exclusive access to private portal
  • 8hr response for 8hrs x 5; limited to 20 incidents a month
  • Priority consideration given to any fixes over the public reported forum
  • Access to the core developers of OpenBD


  • Limited to Jetty as the only supported JEE application server
  • Support and portal access limited to 2 people
  • Fixes applied to the latest open source version
  • Support limited to OpenBD; not CFML or server (IIS, Tomcat, WebLogic, etc) configuration
  • Separate CFML consultancy; daily rate available


$1,500 per-company per-year.

Get in touch to learn more or to purchase paid support.

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