JAX London 2014: A retrospective
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Resin – Now Java EE 6 Web Profile Certified

Jessica Thornsby
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PLUS, DotCloud acquires Duostack.

Resin Gets Java EE 6 Web Profile Certified

The Resin application server from Caucho is now Java EE 6 Web Profile certified. Resin comes with its own CDI implementation, “CanDI.” According to the Resin roadmap (PDF,) the certified beta of Resin will be version 4.0.18, and the stable release will be 4.1.0. Resin is available as open source, and in Professional and Enterprise editions. The Professional edition starts at $699 for a one year subscription.

dynaTrace AJAX Edition 3.1 With IE 9 Support

Version 3.1 of the dynaTrace AJAX Edition has been announced. This version adds experimental support for Internet Explorer 9 and new categories for performance comparison, including Shopping, Business, Sports and News. It also adds the User Experience Report, which analyses the number of End User Actions within a session, which are not necessarily related to a full page load. The report also provides links with information on how to optimise user experience within these types of applications.

Apache Libcloud – Now a Top-Level Project

The Apache Software Foundation have announced that Apache Libcloud is now a Top-Level Project. Libcloud is an open source Python library that provides an interface to cloud provider APIs, and currently includes backend drivers for providers such as Amazon EC2, Rackspace Cloud, GoGrid and Linode.

“Graduation is a terrific milestone for Libcloud and will help make it a top choice
for anyone looking at cloud management solutions,” said Anthony Elder, ASF Vice
President and Libcloud Incubation mentor.

The current release of Libcloud is version 0.5.0.

Blocker Bugs Fixed in Eclipse Web Tools Platform

Version 3.2.4 of Eclipse Web Tools Platform, has been announced. This release fixes two “Blocker Bugs” in Java Server Faces and WTP ServerTools, in addition to “Major Bugs” in Dali JPA Tools, JSDT, WTP Java EE Tools, and WTP ServerTools, Source Editing and Webservices.

PaaS Providers Unite: DotCloud Acquire Duostack

Paas company DotCloud has acquired Duostack, fellow Paas company and home of the Duostack Proactive Cloud. DotCloud will now support MongoDB as a native part of the DotCloud platform, in addition to its existing support for PHP, Ruby, Python, Perl, Java, Node.JS, MySQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, Solr, and PostgreSQL. Duostack founder and CEO David Chen will join DotCloud. Existing Duostack customers will be migrated to DotCloud.

“DotCloud’s overall mission will be further reinforced with David and the Duostack developer community coming on board. And, with support for MongoDB, our collective users will see immediate benefits from this acquisition,” said Solomon Hykes, the CEO of DotCloud. “DotCloud and Duostack share a vision of unleashing the creativity and productivity of developers, free from the constraints of hardware and infrastructure, and together we can deliver on that promise more quickly.”

DotCloud is currently in beta, with general availability planned for later this year.

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