Geronimo Upgrade, Analysis on Tap for JavaOne
Apache Software Foundation's Geronimo Java application server is headed for Version 1.1. Meanwhile, Geronimo supporters are preparing a study comparing Geronimo with other Java application servers.LAS VEGASThe Apache Software Foundation released the 1.0 version of its open-source Geronimo Java application server in January, but sources said it is readying a subsequent release for the JavaOne conference in May. Matt Filios, founder and general manager of Virtuas Solutions LLC, of Denver, said Geronimo should reach Version 1.1 in time for JavaOne, which begins May 16. Click here to read more about Geronimo 1.0.
Meanwhile, in a session at TheServerSide Java Symposium here, Jeff Genender, practice leader for Virtuas Solutions, an open-source professional services organization that focuses on Geronimo as one of its core technologies, said upcoming features in subsequent versions will include "robust clustering, even more friendly configuration and application management, more assemblies, and the ability to run with Java 5 (Java Standard Edition 5.0). Genender said specifications to support Java Enterprise Edition 5 and for Geronimo 2.0 are under way.