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)
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)
"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)
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, 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"
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)