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VA Technical Reference Model v 24.4

Apache Multipurpose Infrastructure for Network Applications (MINA)
Apache Multipurpose Infrastructure for Network Applications (MINA) Technology

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Description: Apache Multipurpose Infrastructure for Network Applications (MINA) is a Java network application framework designed to develop high performance and high scalability network applications. This technology provides a common Input/Output (I/O) vision to an application that needs to communicate over Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), User Datagram Protocol (UDP), or other mechanisms, and masks the difference between connected and connectionless protocols.

This technology does not utilize a database to store data.

This technology is available in two editions which are differentiated by versioning schemes. The current editions are released under Apache MINA 2.0.x and Apache MINA 2.1.x versions. This entry covers both editions. For more information on the differences between these editions, please visit the `Reference` tab.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has been assessed by the Section 508 Office and found non-conformant. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Please see reference tab for more information concerning product versions.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v22.2
Decision Date: 02/24/2022 at 18:27:48 UTC
Aliases: NIO Framework Library
Introduced By: Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) TRM Team
Vendor Name: Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (02/24/2022 at 18:27:48 UTC).