Rod Johnson Discusses Spring, OSGi, Tomcat and the Future of Enterprise Java

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Databases, Companies, Conferences on June 19, 2008


Rod Johnson Discusses Spring, OSGi, Tomcat and the Future of Enterprise Java

Summary
Rod Johnson discusses the Spring Portfolio, the Oracle/BEA and Sun/MySQL acquisitions, Java EE 6, Tomcat and Spring, Spring Dynamic Modules, the future of enterprise Java, the benefits of OSGi for application developers, the Covalent acquisition and Spring 3.0. Johnson also alludes to the SpringSource Application Platform, which was announced a month after this interview was filmed.

Bio
Rod is one of the world's leading authorities on Java and J2EE development. He is a best-selling author, experienced consultant, and open source developer, as well as a popular conference speaker. Rod is the founder of the Spring Framework, which began from code published with Expert One-on-One J2EE Design and Development. Along with Juergen Hoeller, he continues to lead the development of Spring.

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Tags: Frameworks, Technologies, Java, Databases, Interview, Oracle, Spring, InfoQ, Enterprise Architecture, Web Frameworks, OSGi, Spring Dynamic Modules, Application Servers, Acquisitions, Spring Web Flow, SpringSource Application Platf, Apache Tomcat, BEA, JCP, Spring Security