Can TomEE save Java EE?
David Blevins of the Apache TomEE project believes there's life left in the Java EE programming model -- and that his souped-up Tomcat enterprise application server proves it.
Andrew C. Oliver, March 2013
Open source Java projects: TomEE
As applications scale to enterprise, they often surpass the capacity of a standard web container. Rather than wire up a deployment environment from scratch, why not check out TomEE? Steven Haines relaunches <em>Open source Java projects</em> with this introduction to the Java EE 6 Web Profile certified version of Apache Tomcat.
Steven Haines, July 2012
Red Hat OpenShift adds Maven and Jenkins to PaaS preview
Red Hat's OpenShift hosted platform now incorporates the open source Maven and Jenkins application development management programs.
Joab Jackson, November 2011
Why OpenStack will falter
Open source history suggests that Eucalyptus, a private cloud implementation of Amazon Web Services, will triumph over OpenStack.
Savio Rodrigues, November 2011
Eclipse's annual software release train arrives
The Indigo release train features work from 62 project teams and emphasizes Java and modeling
Paul Krill, June 2011
JetBrains upgrades continuous integration server
TeamCity 6.5, which competes with Project Hudson and Jenkins, offers a restyled UI and removes previous usage limitations.
Paul Krill, May 2011
Oracle hands Hudson to Eclipse, but Jenkins fork seems permanent
Oracle's Hudson moves alienated the open source community, and those behind the fork say Oracle's latest move was also done without them.
Paul Krill, May 2011
VMware finds 'killer app' in Salesforce.com add ons
The VMforce cloud platform in development by EMC VMware and Salesforce.com will be most useful for customers with existing Salesforce deployments, but can technically be used to build any Java application, a VMware official says.
Jon Brodkin , August 2010
Apache upgrades Tomcat Web server
Apache Tomcat 7.0, the latest version of the popular open source Java Web server, is available Tuesday from the Apache Software Foundation.
Paul Krill, June 2010
Know your Oracle application server
René van Wijk offers tips for troubleshooting incompatibilities between Oracle Web application servers and Java EE application components such as TopLink Essentials, Apache MyFaces Trinidad, Hibernate, and EJBs.
René van Wijk, May 2009
Oracle/Sun: The end of Java as we know it?
There's little doubt that Oracle will make money on Java, but the question for many in the Java developer community is how, and at what expense. SpringSource CEO Rod Johnson, Eclipse Foundation Executive Director Mike Milinkovich, and others express their views on the future of Java technology, the JCP, and the Java ecosystem as a whole. InfoWorld's Paul Krill reports.
Paul Krill, April 2009
IBM puts the OSGi in WebSphere
Savio Rodrigues, IBM product manager for WebSphere, discussed future plans for WebSphere Application Server at SD West 2009. OSGi will play an important role in further componentizing WebSphere, he said, and dynamic language support will extend beyond PHP and Groovy. Infoworld's Paul Krill reports.
Paul Krill, March 2009
Asynchronous processing support in Servlet 3.0
The revolution didn't stop with Ajax, and the incoming Servlet 3.0 specification will prove it. Find out why Servlet 3.0's support for asynchronous processing is the next big leap forward for developing collaborative, multi-user applications for Web 2.0.
Dr. Xinyu Liu, February 2009
GlassFish Portfolio debuts
GlassFish Portfolio, announced Tuesday, is intended for enterprise development of Web-facing and business applications. Built on GlassFish 2.1, the Web application platform includes a LAMP-friendly Web stack, GlassFish Web Space Server based on Liferay, and a lightweight ESB.
Paul Krill, February 2009
An interview with Jonathan Schwartz
Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz thinks that the economic downturn will make IT managers more open to change -- to the benefit of Sun's open-source strategy. Computerworld's Patrick Thibodeau chats with Schwartz about Sun's strategy for surviving the recession.
Patrick Thibodeau, February 2009