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Truth happens

If you wander around any of Red Hat’s offices you might see this quote from Mahatma Gandhi : “First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Or you may have seen this (exceptionally cool) video at one of our conferences : Of course Gandhi wasn’t talking about [...]

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Tab Sweep : JBoss

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  [...]

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JBoss and MASS Migration

A lot of interest in JBoss Enterprise Middleware is thanks to our proprietary competitors’ exorbitantly high license costs and completely disproportionate and poorly timed price hikes. While cost is certainly the main reason customers move – it’s not the reason they stay once they have made the move. According to recent surveys – Vendor Independence, [...]

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Websfear EPIC FAIL !

As you’re probably already aware – I’m always ready to have a chuckle at IBM’s expense – I have nothing in particular against IBM but if you can’t take the piss out of  a mammoth company like IBM who can you have fun with ? I didn’t get to go to Devoxx but I followed [...]

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The Websphere Marketing team must be overjoyed to read the recent EDC report – “Application Servers 2008 Rankings” by Janel Garvin (it’s free but you need to register). The report is almost too good to be true for Big Blue – Not only does IBM win outright but it also kicks BEA / Oracle’s butt [...]

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Tab Sweep – Competition

Websphere is 10 years old and in an eWeek.com article by Daryl K. Taft, Steve Mills (IBM’s software head honcho) is quoted as saying that he’s “not particularly concerned with competition” in this space, particularly from open-source offerings and “there are no plans to open-source WebSphere”, “Something of this class of software could never be [...]

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