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JBoss World 2011 conference coverage

The staff was at JBoss World 2011, writing highlights, interviews, and reports on important news and advice from sessions and experts we met along the way.

The Red Hat Summit 2011 / JBoss World 2011 collaborative conference this May in Boston Mass. focused on a wide variety of topics, many of which were of particular interest to the SOA community. There were sessions covering open source tools, middleware, cloud technologies, ESBs, data services, applications integration, legacy systems modernization, complex event processing, and more. The staff was there to write up highlights from the best sessions, interview some of the brightest minds in open source applications, and report on any and all news that breaks throughout the conference.


Adrian Cole discusses open source PaaS 
Video: Adrian Cole, an independent developer and consultant who is closely associated with jclouds, talks with reporter Jack Vaughan about open source options for platform as a service (PaaS) and other cloud concerns.

Java EE platform changes explained
Video: Ashesh Badani, senior director of middleware at Red Hat and JBoss, explains the changes in new JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6, as well as Red Hat's two new cloud offerings. See related article "New JSRs move the Java EE platform forward" on

OpenShift and CloudForms take PaaS and IaaS path
Platform as a Service and Information as a Service offerings at JBoss World 2011 showed the future of middleware on cloud computing architecture.

Cloud computing shift evidenced
JBoss Java server provider Red Hat this week disclosed details on its JBoss Enterprise Data Grid 6 at the Red Hat JBoss World event in Boston. There, a general cloud computing push was in evidence.

A brief look at recent data grid developments
Video: When Site Editor Jack Vaughan got back from Red Hat’s JBoss World, he filed a brief on a caching grid, something Red Hat looks to bring to the fore.

Talks and thoughts from Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2011
The Red Hat Summit / JBoss World 2011 was this young reporter’s first experience with an event of such size. Seeing so many open source vendors, users, experts, and enthusiasts all in one place was truly impressive. Not to mention the lavish refreshments (which I probably shouldn’t).

Red Hat gives Windows the boot with RHEV 3.0
Red Hat will shift its Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization management server from Windows to Java and Linux. Attendees at the Red Hat Summit say the change can’t come fast enough.

More JBoss World  2011 conference coverage
For a different perspective on the 2011 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World conference, check out's coverage of the event. Stories on their site focus on topics of particular interest to the Linux community.


Last year's Coverage:
Check out these highlights from last year's Red Hat Summit and stay tuned for more coverage as the conference unfolds:

JBoss portal supports Spring, Ruby and other frameworks for Web App development
At Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2010, Boston Red Hat released a portal platform supporting lightweight Web application tool sets like Seam, Spring, Ruby, Groovy and PHP.

From JBoss World: Notes on new Hibernate Persistence engine functions
In 2010, the Hibernate project came to include functionality of the Plain-Old Java Object (POJO) kind for a number of cool uses.  As well, Hibernate was updated to support features found in Java Persistence API 2 (JPA 2).

Red Hat users enveloped by cloud, virtualization
Cloud computing, virtualization and new features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 were the hot topics at Red Hat Summit 2010.

Open source virtualization at Red Hat Summit 2010
Red Hat's Navin Thadani discusses the company's open source virtualization and cloud computing strategy at Red Hat Summit 2010 in Boston.

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