Geronimo 2.0.1 lives!

I am pleased to report that Geronimo 2.0.1 has been officially voted upon and has been released. Folks can find the server at http://geronimo.apache.org/downloads. We’ve accomplished a lot in the last 9 months and it’s pretty exciting to know that we made Java EE 5.0 compatibility before other servers that “must not be named” including other open source as well as commercial offerings.

We’re now working on improving our tooling for Eclipse as well as improved monitoring and clustering.

One area that inevitably comes up is “are you guys gonna use OSGi?” Its been kicked around on the lists and I think we’re in a better position to make it happen now since we are not chasing the specification. It is clearly not going to be a simple change since OSGi is very different than the existing GBean architecture. I’m not convinced it will give users everything they think it will but I guess now is the time to start thinking about it.

TAGS: OSGi, Apache Geronimo, Java Enterprise Edition 5.0, Open Source

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Let us know if we (i.e., Felix guys) can answer any questions… :-)

-> richard

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