This is the second blog entry in a series documenting the underlying points I made in my recent talk at the OSGi Community Event in London. Entitled “OSGi And Private Cloud”, the slides are available here and the agenda is as follows:
- Where is Cloud computing today? (Part 1)
- Where does OSGi fit in the Cloud architecture?
- What are the challenges of using OSGi in the Cloud?
- What does an OSGi Cloud platform look like?
In this section of the talk I look at where OSGi fits into the Cloud architecture. However, as the community event was co-hosted with JAX London it wasn’t a given that everyone at my talk would know OSGi. This is also possibly true for others reading this blog, so to make sure we’re all starting from a similar page, I’ll briefly explain the basics of what OSGi is about for those who have not come across it before. (more…)