SpringSource has released tc Server Spring Edition, which claims to be the best place to build and run Spring applications. tc Server Spring Edition provides a lightweight platform for running modern applications and is said to be suited for the virtualized datacenter as well as private and public cloud environments.
Today, Oracle announced that Oracle JRockit Java Virtual Machine (JVM) achieved record performance for a four socket Intel-based system on two SPECjbb2005 benchmarks, an industry-standard measurement of server side Java-based application performance. Both results, achieved on Dell PowerEdge R900 servers with Intel Xeon processors, beat similarly configured Sun JVM SPECjbb2005 benchmark results; demonstrating the performance capabilities of Java-based applications running on Oracle Fusion Middleware.
ZAPP (Zope Amendment Production Platform) is built on the Zope open source application server. It will be released as an open source project,Hosted on Linux and AMD Opteron systems. The application is Made up of Python, Zope, Kupu, rsync, and other open source software. It will be Used by over 800 planners and administrators across Victoria. They can load Over 24GB of initial data and 500 amendments per year, Thousands of pages of content.