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Mitch Pronschinske08/04/10
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YouTrack Adds Importing from Trac and CSV Files

After releasing YouTrack 2.0 in May, JetBrains has added more stability and bugfixes today in their release of YouTrack 2.1.  A handful of other features are new in 2.1, such as Trac and CSV file issue importing.  YouTrack 2.1 is mainly focused on importing...

Mitch Pronschinske08/04/10
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Spring Hyperic Links to vCenter

The SpringSource-acquired Hyperic app manager is now integrated with VMware's vCenter in its latest 4.4 release.  Along with several new features, this integration extends the capabilities of Hyperic, particularly on VMware's vSphere platform.  Hyperic 4.4...

Mitch Pronschinske08/03/10
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Illumos: Determined Not to Let OpenSolaris be Another Darwin

Oracle's neglecting of the OpenSolaris Governing Board has led to an ultimatum which will expire on August 19th, at which point the OSGB will dissolve itself.  In order to preserve the advancement of OpenSolaris community and the open source code, Nexenta...

Mitch Pronschinske08/03/10
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Daily Dose - Spring Ignites GemFire 1.0

Several months after the acquisition of GemStone, Spring has officially released a project integrating the company's technology.  The first milestone of GemFire 1.0 now includes the Spring development approach in its distributed data management platform. ...

Mitch Pronschinske08/03/10
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WSO2 Upgrades SOA Components

Today WSO2, an open source SOA and cloud services company, launched new versions of several SOA components, including the Business Process Server, Data Services Server, Business Activity Monitor, Gadget Ser;ver, and Mashup Server.  The components all run on...

Mitch Pronschinske08/03/10
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Oracle Releases Eclipse Pack For Helios

Oracle just shipped its latest 11g Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, which now supports Eclipse 3.6 "Helios".  The new release also extends Oracle product capabilities such as WebLogic application server's admin features, Oracle Coherence features, and...

Mitch Pronschinske08/02/10
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Daily Dose - Gaelyk 0.4.3 Improves Logging Infrastructure

The lightweight Groovy toolkit for Google App Engine, Gaelyk, has reached 0.4.3.  This release includes a new standard hierarchy approach in the logging infrastructure for Groovlets and Templates.  Simple Entity and POJO/POGO mapping through type coercion...

Mitch Pronschinske08/02/10
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Sharding in Grails

Its important to build apps that have a system for scaling horizontally from the start.  Sharding is a good solution for this case since it allows developers to define multiple database 'shards' to scale data across multiple database schema and servers. ...

Mitch Pronschinske08/01/10
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Daily Dose - Arquillian 1.0 Alpha 3 has Landed

The next alpha release of Arquillian changes the version scheme for containers, making it easier to configure for containers.  Alpha 3 also works with JBoss AS Remote 5.0, JBoss AS 6 M4, GlassFish 3 Remote, Jetty Embedded 6.1 and 7, Tomcat Embedded 6.0, Weld...

Mitch Pronschinske07/30/10
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Daily Dose - Clojure 1.2 Moves Quickly Towards GA

Project committer Stuart Halloway just announced the launch of the first release candidate for Clojure 1.2.  Although there have been few changes between this release and the last, the news is significant because the first beta of Clojure 1.2 went live only...

Mitch Pronschinske07/29/10
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Is Canonical A Free Rider in the Linux Community?

Some interesting statistics came out of the GUADEC conference this week, and with them, a fiery condemnation blog by former Red Hat employee Greg DeKoenigsberg.

Mitch Pronschinske07/29/10
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Daily Dose - Check Out the EJB on That JBoss AS

The fourth JBoss Application Server 6.0 milestone was released this week.  It is the first to include support for EJB 3.1 Timer Service and EJB 3.1 Asynchronous invocations. M4 also comes with a different default JBossWS stack that uses Apache CXF.  With...

Mitch Pronschinske07/29/10
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Oracle Pulls the Rug Out From Under PostgreSQL

Before the Oracle acquisition, Sun was contributing three servers to the build farm for the PostgreSQL project to test updates and ensure stability on Solaris.  Even though PostgreSQL was technically a competitor to Sun's MySQL, the company still supported...

Mitch Pronschinske07/29/10
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IntelliJ IDEA X Early Release - Major Spring, Groovy, and Maven Upgrades

The release of IntelliJ IDEA 9.0 last year brought a flurry of extra excitement with JetBrains' announcement that there would also be a FOSS Community Edition with the release.  Although there's no major announcements on the open source front, the next...

Mitch Pronschinske07/28/10
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e4: Annual Incubator Release Goes Live

Today's Early Adoption release of Eclipse 4.0 (e4) was almost called a 1.0 release (apparently the 4.0 isn't enough :)  ), but since e4 is still an incubator, they couldn't call it a 1.0 release, even though the release last year was 0.9.  They had to have...