Updates from the Java EE and Spring Framework Panel Discussion at JavaOne. Panelist: 1) Richard Hightower – Developer, InfoQ 2) Bert Ertman – Fellow, Luminis 3)Gordon Dickens – Technical Architect, IT101, Inc. 4)Chris Beams – Senior Technical Staff, VMware 5) Arun Gupta – Technology Evangelist, Oracle . The bulk of audience are enterprise developers. Show of hands suggests that most are using JavaEE and Spring.
SpringSource, a division of VMware has acquired GemStone Systems, a provider of enterprise data management solutions.
Salesforce and VMware have launched a new enterprise Java cloud called VMforce. VMforce claims to be an open path to cloud computing for Java developers. VMforce also aims to simplify how enterprises and enterprise Java developers can harness the economics of cloud computing without compromising the flexibility, control and choice they require.
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.
VMWare has acquire SpringSource, a major player in enterprise and web application development and management. VMware and SpringSource plan to deliver compelling new solutions that enable companies to more efficiently build, run and manage applications within both internal and external cloud architectures.
SpringSource has released SpringSource tc Server, which it claims to be an enterprise version of Apache Tomcat, the world’s most widely used Java application server. SpringSource tc Server claims to be hardened for enterprise use and coupled with the mission-critical operational capabilities and advanced diagnostics required by the most demanding IT environments.