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Google Chose Jetty for App Engine

by Craig Wickesser on  Aug 05, 2009

Google App Engine was initially using Apache Tomcat as their webserver/servlet container but eventually switched to Jetty.

JRuby Roundup: JRuby 1.3 Released, ruby2java, JSR 292 Progress

by Werner Schuster on  Jun 09, 2009

JRuby 1.3 is now available, bringing performance improvements and compatibility with Google AppEngine. Work on other improvements is continuing and a first version of the ruby2java compiler is now available. Also: InvokeDynamic support is making it's way into the builds for the next Java version.

Panel: Virtual Panel on Cloud Computing

by Abel Avram on  May 19, 2009

In this virtual panel, InfoQ wants to find out from leading cloud experts what are the benefits brought by cloud computing as well as the constraints in using them, what is better to use, a public or a private cloud, is the cloud interoperability needed, what is the difference between providing infrastructure or a platform, and how can a client enforce regulatory compliance.

JRuby Roundup: Google App Engine Support, BiteScript, New Compiler

by Werner Schuster on  Apr 08, 2009 3

With JRuby 1.2 released, the JRuby community is working on new projects such as a new Ruby to bytecode compiler, a standalone JRuby parser and a first release of the bytecode generating DSL Bitescript. Also: JRuby works on Google App Engine's newly announced Java support.

Google Brings App Engine's Pros and Cons to Java

by Scott Delap on  Apr 08, 2009 9

Google has broadened their Google App Engine (GAE) support to include Java in addition to Python. However, it also imposes a number of limitations on the GAE Java applications to further Google's ability to scale and cluster them with minimal effort.

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