Seems like JavaOne was put firmly back on track this week. Great news after last years apparent discontent of it playing second fiddle to Oracle OpenWorld. Congrats to Oracle for steadying the good ship JavaOne and reigniting all the positive passions of the extensive and vocal Java Community.
OSGi also had more coverage than ever before at a JavaOne, 16 sessions in total, 3 of which were from the OSGi Alliance, and many others on open source projects and user case studies.
Not surprisingly Cloud seems to have been a dominant topic at the conference, with Oracle announcing their Public Cloud, not to mention the controversy and spin around the last minute
dumping of, oops sorry apparently it had never been scheduled, Mark Benioff’s presentation.
From a Paremus perspective the conference excited us way more than we could have hoped. Firstly, Jason McGee (IBM Distinguished Engineer, Chief Architect, Websphere XD, Project Zero) endorsed the need for OSGi in the Cloud “for reducing footprint” in his presentation.
Secondly, Cameron Purdy (Oracle VP, Development), as reported by internet.com, described how the Service Fabric deals with provisioning applications:
“……….that application will come with a set of requirements,” Purdy said. “It’s going to show up in the data center, declare the requirements and the container will be responsible for injecting those things into the application.” (more…)