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Building A Country On Open Source Java Presentation Released

Building A Country On Open Source Java session performed by Jeff Genender and Johan Edstrom at JavaOne 2013 has been released for viewing. Their session has been made public here. Jeff and Johan won a JavaOne 2013 Rockstar award for this session.

Savoir Presenters win JavaOne 2013 RockStar award

Savoir’s Johan Edstrom and Jeff Genender were presented with a JavaOne 2013 RockStar award for their presentation, “Building a Country On OpenSource”, which they delivered at the JavaOne 2013 conference in San Francisco on September 23rd, 2013. The session presented a case study of a complete transition of citizen services to an open source platform, combining NoSQL, Camel, SOA techniques, and proven Java EE technologies. It shows how a scalable, distributed, secure system was built with modular rapid development techniques. The system integrated disparate proprietary and legacy systems into a fast, modern open source solution and puts the information necessary from each government entity into the hands of the citizens.

Savoir offers its congratulations to Johan and Jeff since its a recognition of being the best speakers of the conference as voted on by attendees through the surveys at the conference.

Apache Karaf In The Trenches Presentation

Apache Karaf In The Trenches session performed by Jamie Goodyear at EclipseCon/OSGI DevCon has been released for viewing. His session has been made public here.

Apache Karaf Birds of a Feather meeting at Eclipse Con Boston 2013

Are you attending Eclipse Con / OSGi DevCon Boston 2013? Using Apache Karaf for your OSGi runtime environment? Want to meet up with other conference attendees and discuss our experiences? Join Jamie Goodyear, Apache Karaf committer and project management committee member, for a general Karaf users meetup. Discuss and share how we’re using Apache Karaf.
Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses from ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, Servicemix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. Recently he co-authored Packt Publishing’s “Instant OSGi Starter – The essential guide to modular development with OSGi.” along with Savoir’s Johan Edstrom. Currently he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping to grow the Apache community.

Savoir Technologies Inc® is an industry leader for open source solutions, especially in the SOA and JavaEE space. Companies of all sizes and industries are turning to open source solutions for reliable and cost-effective measures to increase performance, reliability, and flexibility. Savoir brings its staff’s experience with committership on many of the Apache services stack projects and lessons learned from being in the trenches with Global 2000 clients.

Packt Publishing Limited is an IT focused book publisher, specializing in producing books, eBooks and subscription services for communities of developers, administrators, security professionals and newbies alike. Packt’s books and publications share the experiences of fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today’s systems, applications, and frameworks. Packt’s solutions-based books give readers the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies they’re using to get the job done.

OSGi DevCon 2013 will be co-located with EclipseCon in Boston, Massachusetts between March 25 to 28. The conference will allow the OSGi community to gather to meet, greet, share ideas and experiences.

EclipseCon is a premium technology conference with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. It is four-day annual conference involving companies and individuals producing and using Eclipse technology. The conference includes a day of tutorials followed by three days of sessions, evening BoFs, receptions, integrated exhibits, and more.

Savoir’s Heath Kesler Named JavaOne “Rock Star” for 2012

Savoir Technologies’ own Heath Kesler has been named JavaOne Rock Star for the JavaOne 2012 conference  held in San Francisco, September 30, 2012 – October 4, 2012.  Heath was awarded this honor as selected by attendees for his presentation “Advanced Enterprise Architectures Using Open Source”.  Heath’s session showed how to utilize, Apache Servicemix, Camel, ActiveMQ, CXF and how to peice these technologies together into a fully clusterable environment for processing and transforming data.  His presentation walks you through piecing together four very complex technologies to make them work in harmony and perform in a text-book manner.  This is a huge honor to have Heath win this accolade as it is a testament to his knowledge and skills in implementing complex SOA architectures.  His presentation can be viewed here.

Savoir Technologies is proud to announce that “Instant OSGi Starter” is now available

EVERGREEN, CO, Press Release – Savoir Technologies is proud to announce that “Instant OSGi Starter” is now available for order via Packt Publishing. By-lined “The essential guide to modular development with OSGi”, Johan Edstrom and Jamie Goodyear provide Java developers the guidance they need to get productive quickly on OSGi projects.

“Earlier this year Johan and I were approached by Packt Publishing to submit an outline on OSGi for their Instant Starter series. Both Johan and I have been working with modular java frameworks and runtime environments for years – so being given an opportunity to share our experiences and help developers quickly come up to speed was a fortuity. Our goal was write the book such that a java developer could pick it up on a Friday afternoon and come Monday morning be ready to join a team project based in OSGi, with an already established software architecture, and be productive.”

Continuing in Savoir Technologies’ commitment to open source development and leading edge technologies our Computer Systems Analyst and “Instant OSGi Starter” co-author, Jamie Goodyear, will be presenting a session entitled “Apache Karaf in the trenches” at OSGi DevCon 2013 – an OSGi conference co-located with EclipseCon Boston 2013.

Apache Karaf is a small, light weight server side OSGi runtime environment, that has been gaining in popularity in the Apache and OSGi community. The shift towards using OSGi environments has introduced new challenges to architects, developers, and operators in building and deploying these systems. In this session I will share some of my experiences in developing, deploying, and maintaining OSGi based software systems among Global 2000 companies targeting the Apache Karaf runtime environment.

The talk will be broken down into three sections:

  • A brief introduction to Apache Karaf
  • Best practices in deployment
  • Best practices for developing applications

“I’m excited for this opportunity to share my Apache Karaf experience with the OSGi community. Whether you’re working with a few bundles or scaling up to multi-datacenter work loads Apache Karaf can power your environment.” said Johan Edstrom.

Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses from ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, Servicemix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. Recently he co-authored Packt Publishing’s “Instant OSGi Starter – The essential guide to modular development with OSGi.” along with Savoir’s Johan Edstrom. Currently he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures, mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping to grow the Apache community.

Savoir Technologies Inc® is an industry leader for open source solutions, especially in the SOA and JavaEE space. Companies of all sizes and industries are turning to open source solutions for reliable and cost-effective measures to increase performance, reliability, and flexibility. Savoir brings its staff’s experience with committership on many of the Apache services stack projects and lessons learned from being in the trenches with Global 2000 clients.

Packt Publishing Limited is an IT focused book publisher, specializing in producing books, eBooks and subscription services for communities of developers, administrators, security professionals and newbies alike. Packt’s books and publications share the experiences of fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today’s systems, applications, and frameworks. Packt’s solutions-based books give readers the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies they’re using to get the job done.

OSGi DevCon 2013 will be co-located with EclipseCon in Boston, Massachusetts between March 25 to 28. The conference will allow the OSGi community to gather to meet, greet, share ideas and experiences.

EclipseCon is a premium technology conference with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. It is four-day annual conference involving companies and individuals producing and using Eclipse technology. The conference includes a day of tutorials followed by three days of sessions, evening BoFs, receptions, integrated exhibits, and more.

Jamie Goodyear to Present “Apache Karaf In The Trenches” at OSGi DevCon

Savoir Technologies is proud to announce that our Computer Systems Analyst, Jamie Goodyear, will be presenting a session entitled “Apache Karaf in the trenches” at OSGi DevCon 2013 – an OSGi conference co-located with EclipseCon Boston 2013.

Abstract:

Apache Karaf is a small, light weight server side OSGi runtime environment, that has been gaining in popularity in the Apache and OSGi community. The shift towards using OSGi environments has introduced new challenges to architects, developers, and operators in building and deploying these systems. In this session I will share some of my experiences in developing, deploying, and maintaining OSGi based software systems among Global 2000 companies targeting the Apache Karaf runtime environment.

The talk will be broken down into three sections:

  • A brief introduction to Apache Karaf
  • Best practices in deployment
  • Best practices for developing applications

“I’m excited for this opportunity to share my Apache Karaf experience with the OSGi community. Wether you’re working with a few bundles or scaling up to multi-datacenter work loads Apache Karaf can power your environment.”

Jamie Goodyear is an open source advocate, Apache developer, and computer systems analyst; he has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. He has worked in systems administration, software quality assurance, and senior software developer roles for businesses from ranging from small start-ups to international corporations. He has attained committer status on Apache Karaf, Servicemix, and Felix, and is a Project Management Committee member on Apache Karaf. Recently he co-authored Packt Publishing’s “OSGi Starter – The essential guide to modular development with OSGi for the serious application developer” along with Savoir’s Johan Edstrom. Currently he divides his time between providing high-level reviews of architectures,mentoring developers and administrators with SOA deployments, and helping to grow the Apache community.

Savoir Technologies Inc® is an industry leader for open source solutions, especially in the SOA and JavaEE space. Companies of all sizes and industries are turning to open source solutions for reliable and cost-effective measures to increase performance, reliability, and flexibility. Savoir brings its staff’s experience with committership on many of the Apache services stack projects and lessons learned from being in the trenches with Global 2000 clients.

OSGi DevCon 2013 will be co-located with EclipseCon in Boston, Massachusetts between March 25 to 28. The conference will allow the OSGi community to gather to meet, greet, share ideas and experiences.

EclipseCon is a premium technology conference with a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere. It is four-day annual conference involving companies and individuals producing and using Eclipse technology. The conference includes a day of tutorials followed by three days of sessions, evening BoFs, receptions, integrated exhibits, and more.

OSGi Starter by Savoir Team Now Available

Savoir Technologies is proud to announce that “OSGi Starter” is now available for pre-order via Packt Publishing. By-lined “The essential guide to modular development with OSGi for the serious application developer”, Johan Edstrom and Jamie Goodyear provide Java developers the guidance they need to get productive quickly on OSGi projects.

“Earlier this year Johan and I were approached by Packt Publishing to submit an outline on OSGi for their Starter series. Both Johan and I have been working with modular java frameworks and runtime environments for years – so being given an opportunity to share our experiences and help developers quickly come up to speed was a fortuity. Our goal was write the book such that a java developer could pick it up on a Friday afternoon and come Monday morning be ready to join a team project based in OSGi, with an already established software architecture, and be productive.”

Savoir Technologies Inc® is an industry leader for open source solutions, especially in the SOA and JavaEE space. Companies of all sizes and industries are turning to open source solutions for reliable and cost-effective measures to increase performance, reliability, and flexibility. Savoir brings its staff’s experience with committership on many of the Apache services stack projects and lessons learned from being in the trenches with Global 2000 clients.

Packt Publishing Limited is an IT focused book publisher, specializing in producing books, eBooks and subscription services for communities of developers, administrators, security professionals and newbies alike. Packt’s books and publications share the experiences of fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today’s systems, applications, and frameworks. Packt’s solutions-based books give readers the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies they’re using to get the job done.

Apache CXF 2.7.0 Released

The Apache CXF team is proud to announce the availability of the latest version of CXF: 2.7.0. Apache CXF 2.7.0 contains several new features and enhancements that users have been asking for such as WS-Discovery support, Asynchronous HTTP transports, some work toward JAX-RS 2.0 support, etc… See the migration guide for a the complete list.

Downloads are available here.

In addition, Apache CXF 2.4.10/2.5.6/2.6.3 has been released as well. Over 50 JIRA issues were fixed for 2.6.3 which many of those fixes back ported to the other branches.

This is mostly a patch release to fix problems and issues that users have encountered.

*This is the last planned release of the 2.4.x series of patches. Users are STRONGLY encouraged to upgrade to the newer versions of CXF.*

Apache ActiveMQ 5.7.0 Released

Apache ActiveMQ 5.7.0 is primarily a maintenance release which resolves nearly 200 issues, mostly bug fixes and improvements

  • Java 7 support (compiled with jdk6 and validated with jdk7)
  • Secure WebSockets (wss) transport
  • Broker Based Redelivery
  • Pluggable Store Lockers
  • Lease based database locker
  • Set a RedeliveryPolicy per destination
  • Includes Apache Camel 2.10

Download the version from here.


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