Tag Archives: Oracle

Negotiations Failed: How Oracle killed Java EE.

Today Eclipse Foundation’s president Mike Milinkovic blogged about the final result of the confidential trademark negotiations between Oracle and the Eclipse Foundation. As we remember, Oracle announced that Java EE will be open sourced to that organization and it would … Continue reading

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Just back from #ECon2017’s EE4J BoF: Slightly optimistic now. Let’s see if Oracle keeps word.

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Today I am attending #ECon2017 in Ludwigsburg / Germany to meet PMC members of EE4J. Let’s see what they tell us about the relationship between JCP (Standards Body) and EF (RI/TCK vendor).

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Oracle scraps SPARC and Solaris: Will Java follow next?

It’s rather clear that large companies have to make money. And it is clear that less invests are spent when a product or division does not produce enough revenue. In Germany we have a saying: “You can spend your money … Continue reading

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Oracle wants to give up de-facto sole ownership of Java EE

Strike Two! It seems the MicroProfile and Java EE Guardians initiatives finally reached their target: Oracle is willing to give up the de-facto sole ownership of Java EE! While officially Java EE since long time was an open standard developed … Continue reading

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Another article of mine that Oracle is not happy to find in printed media, hence, a must-read: “Taschenspielertricks” in iJUG’s “Java aktuell” (volume 03-2017).

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Strike One! The Java community unleashed its power by rejecting Oracle’s Java Module System in the first try. A slap into the face of Mark Reinhold who reacted too late and in the false way to the broad critics. Let’s … Continue reading

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Volume 02/2017 of iJUG’s “Java aktuell” print magazine (German) published an article of mine explaining the background behind Oracle’s Java Licence Audtis. You can download the article for free by clicking on the image on the left. The printed volume is available … Continue reading

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Today I was officially notified by Oracle that they started to move several projects from their own (failed) java.net platform to GitHub. This is really great news as it paves the way for simpler contribution, including usage of GIT and … Continue reading

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Oracle still ignores community’s will

The Java community for some time complained that Oracle isn’t a good Java EE steward, as neither JCP-decided schedules had been fulfilled, nor external parties where effectively allowed to chime into the stalled JSRs. Voices claimed it might be time to … Continue reading

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