OSGi Spec

Enterprise OSGi Version 4.2 Specification

Jessica Thornsby

The OSGi Alliance have released Enterprise OSGi Version 4.2 specification.

The Enterprise OSGi 4.2 specification builds on the OSGi
Service Platform Release 4 Core Specification Version 4.2, and the
OSGi Service Platform Enterprise Specification Release 4, Version
4.2. It provides enterprise customers with a customised set of
services intended to fulfil a specific set of needs, for example
integrating Java Enterprise Edition technologies into an OSGi

Enterprise OSGi Version 4.2 includes declarative services and
blueprint container specifications, and management and
configuration services.

“The purpose is to make deploying the OSGi Service Platform in
enterprise environments easier, minimizing dependencies, addressing
scalability, and including support for associated enterprise
technologies,” said BJ Hargrave, the chief technology officer for
the OSGi Alliance.

Please see the press release (pdf) for more information. The
full specification is available to download from the
OSGi Alliance website.

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