This week Red Hat extended the Early Access program for JBoss Data Grid with the availability of the BETA – available to existing customer and future customers. Traditional (typically relational) spinning-rust data stores have become one of the biggest economic and technical impediments to extracting the true value from the increasing amount of data [...]
Tag Archive 'Cloud'
Another nice score card from Gartner puts JBoss Enterprise App. Platform in the leader’s quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers. That’s the fourth year in a row, in case you were wondering. Unscientific as it is – comparing with last year I’d say the leaders are widening the gap (cumulative advantage [...]
Another couple of super-busy months here at JBoss. If anything the pace of new releases and new projects is increasing. Here are some of the more prominent Community announcements I managed to bookmark : JBoss App Server 5.1.0 CR1 – 5.1 is a pretty big milestone – it includes the new Jopr powered embedded console [...]
Dear lazy web, I find the best way to get up to speed on a subject is to immerse yourself in it for a few days – ie. conferences are a good investment. I’m looking to attend two conferences this year one that covers cloud computing and infrastructure and another that covers RIA (not one [...]
Office neighbour Aaron Darcy chatting with Cote from Redmonk about our JBoss on Amazon EC2 beta. No sooner was the ink dry on the annoucement – the JBoss Portal team show you how to get JBoss Portal running in the cloud as well – which, as you would expect, is like running JBoss Portal anywhere [...]
I’ve been involved in middleware long enough to remember when it could easily cost $75k just to get up and running with a Java application server (hardware and software licenses). How far things have come – as of today you can use Amazon EC2 to run JBoss instances so your capital investment is approximately zero; [...]
A couple of related articles hit my (nicely organized) feed reader this morning. First, Tim Bray paints a bleak picture of Google’s Developer Platform – some concerns I shared earlier. Meanwhile CogHead are in the news with their Open Definition model – an attempt to build an open and collaborative environment for CogHead customers. Interesting [...]