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Interview with Craig Russell on JPA 2.0

Craig Russell is a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems. He is specification lead for Java Data Objects (JSR 12 and 243) and leads the implementation team for its reference implementation and technology compatibility kit. In this interview we asked him about the new JPA 2.0 version, about persistence in general and the future of O/R mapping.

Interview with Charles Nutter: We were unable to plan the future

Yesterday we heard the news, that the JRuby team at Sun –Charles Nutter, Thomas Enebo and Nick Sieger – are leaving the company and heading to Rails application hosting company Engine Yard. We talked to Charles Nutter to find out the circumstances and the future of JRuby.

The Human Side of SOA

Application architectures have evolved greatly over the last 30 years of computing. They’ve shifted back and forth from proprietary character-mode terminals with centralised processing to client-server applications with distributed processing. Then, they shifted to the centralised hosting of applications but this time with open standards-based, web-delivered front-ends. Each of these trends included a variety of methods to connect disparate systems—many proprietary, some without any re-usable characteristics and all typically requiring the developers, operators and maintainers to learn a new set of skills and the organisation to put new processes in place. These upheavals invariably created friction and frustration for the individuals and the organisation involved.

Spring Roo – Grails only with Java… or more?

In his keynote at the SpringOne at the end of April in Amsterdam Rod Johnson introduced Spring Roo as the new project of SpringSource, the manufacturer of the well-known Spring Open Source Framework. What is behind that?