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SourceLabs announced the SourceLabs SASH Stack for Java, a new open source stack undergoing certification. The new SASH stack integrates widely used open source application frameworks, including Apache Struts, Apache Axis, Spring Framework and Hibernate into coherent, tested, supported software stack for developing enterprise web applications. Companies can purchase support and maintenance subscriptions which is a part of SourceLabs' professional open source revenue model. The SourceLabs SASH Stack aims to make server-side Java development more productive than conventional J2EE development. SourceLabs also announced partnerships with Interface21 and WSO2. The SourceLabs SASH Stack for Java is supported by BEA WebLogic, IBM WebSphere and Tomcat app servers, as well as Oracle DBMS. The management team of the company includes Byron Sebastian, Bruce Perens, Will Pugh, a... (more)

OpenIB InfiniBand Software To Be Included In Novell's Enterprise Linux Release

The OpenIB Alliance announced that the open source OpenIB software will be included and supported in Novell's upcoming Linux distribution release. The inclusion makes InfiniBand widely available to the IT community and provides added assurance that the technology is robust, interoperable and strongly supported by the industry, says the Alliance. While previously limited to InfiniBand, the Alliance announced an expanded mission to address RDMA over Ethernet, and announced a new name, "The OpenFabrics Alliance." "We are extremely pleased to tell the world that the OpenIB Alliance has ... (more)

JBoss CEO Marc Fleury Discusses Open Source

"I don't have to work anymore," said Dr. Marc Fleury in an amusing aside during a recent interview with SYS-CON.TV, from his office in the Buckhead section of Atlanta. He was referring to how his role as CEO is changing from start-up entrepreneur to manager of a more mature company, as JBoss continues to grow and experience new levels of success. Whereas in the early days he "wrote tons and tons of code," today he is more focused on the organizational and customer-related challenges common to any fast-growing company. Fleury says his company is taking square aim at IBM WebSphere an... (more)

ClearNova's Steve Benfield Discusses AJAX

Steve Benfield discussed AJAX--what it is, why it's popular, what developers can create with it--in an interview with SYS-CON.TV recently. Benfield is VP/Strategy for ClearNova, which is based in the Atlanta area and focuses on "rapid application platforms and expertise to help companies quickly deliver robust web-based business applications." The company's flagship product, ThinkCAP, is the company's way of addressing what it calls "the absolute need to build systems quickly and efficiently--without sacrificing functionality or openness." Benfield was previously CTO of SilverStrea... (more)

Win4Lin Pro Wins LinuxWorld Expo Best Integration Solution

Win4Lin, a supplier of Windows-on-Linux virtualization solutions, has announced that Win4Lin Pro, the company's flagship product, has won the LinuxWorld Product Excellence Award in the "Best Integration Solution" category. Using Win4Lin's high-performance Virtual Computing Environment (VCE), Win4Lin Pro runs Windows 2000 or Windows XP applications and operating systems with no change necessary to the host operating system (e.g., no need to patch the Linux kernel). Win4Lin Pro runs as a Linux process, sharing the Linux memory and file system without yielding control to the Windows... (more)