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WebSphere App Server Feature Pack Open Beta Is Here

WebSphere users past, present and future are invited to play

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IBM WebSphere started its Open Beta (Managed Betas are so 'last-year') for the WebSphere Application Server Feature Pack for OSGi Applications and JPA 2.0 today. The Open Beta site is here. I'll list some of the highlights from the Beta site as a teaser.

Highlights of the OSGi applications support delivered in the feature pack (from the Beta Site ):


Highlights of the JPA 2.0 implementation delivered in the feature pack (from the Beta Site ):

The implementations in this feature pack are based on the Apache Project offerings of OpenJPA (JPA 2.0) and Aries (OSGi) and demonstrate how IBM is committed to supporting open source software, the open source community, and open standards. If that all sounds a bit market-ish, I's Friday.

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Scott Quint has been at IBM since 1996. He's been a developer, Lead Engineer, Chief Engineer, Quality Assurance Lead and Designer, Senior Consultant and Project Manager. Most recently Scott was a Lead Engineer for WebSphere Virtual Enterprise and is now a Cloud Computing Technology Evangelist.