The last few weeks have been very active with a steady stream of press releases related to java in virtualization and java in cloud computing:
- VMware announced partnership’s with Salesforce.com (VMForce)
- Oracle released a new version of their WebLogic LiquidVM
- VMware returned to announce a partnership to align several of their SpringSource tools with elements of and Google’s Application Engine platform.
It is interesting to see the technology circle of life return to java, as java did so much to first introduce abstraction into mainstream technology. By abstracting the application from the OS, java made great stride in turning our attention towards the application and away from the OS. Hypervisors then turned out attention away from the hardware, and now the two are being used in conjunction to truly enable us to focus on what matters…providing services.
To read more on this, check out my latest article on SearchServerVirtualization at: http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/news/column/0,294698,sid94_gci1512553,00.html