Apache new project Drill is aimed to support real-time interactive analysis of large-scale (terabytes size) data sets.
JBoss Developer Framework is a central documentation resource for JBoss related technologies. The emphasis is on showing a developer how to use the whole software stack at all layers (e.g. user interface and persistence layer) in a single place. It contains Maven quickstarts, tutorials, migration documentation and other resources related to web development for the JBoss Application Server.
IIS 8 gets released along with Windows Server 2012. This comes with several interesting features such as NUMA-support, WebSockets, security improvements and better web deployment tools.
Red Hat has recently released JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6, which features a cloud-ready architecture, improved management capabilities and better development tools. It can be deployed in on-premise, private, and public clouds, and is the run-time engine that drives Java applications in OpenShift, Red Hat's PaaS offering.
The Apache Software Foundation has released Apache TomEE 1.0. Apache TomEE, pronounced "Tommy", is a Java EE 6 Web Profile certified all-Apache stack available under the Apache 2.0 license. TomEE is composed of Tomcat (Servlet, JSP, JSTL), OpenWebBeans (CDI), OpenEJB (EJB), OpenJPA (JPA), MyFaces (JSF), Geronimo Transaction (JTA), Geronimo JavaMail (Javamail) and Apache Bean Validation.
Phusion has released a preview release of their upcoming 3.2 version of Phusion Passenger. Version 3.2 comes with a re-written ApplicationPool, I/O handling is now event-driven and the Python support became a first-class citizen.
Microsoft recently announced the Release Candidate of Web Deploy 3.0, their tool for packaging and deploying web applications. The new version includes support for IIS8 on Windows Server 8, PowerShell cmdlets, and automated backup.
Seam 3.1 is the last "bundled" release from JBoss. The project continues in the form of Apache DeltaSpike (currently in incubation) an attempt to combine all individual efforts on CDI extensions.
Phusion announced that their Ruby 1.8.7 based Enterprise Edition (REE) is nearing its end-of-life. A Ruby 1.9 based version is not planned, instead the team focuses on Phusion Passenger, their solution for running Ruby on Apache and Nginx.
JBoss relases Hibernate 4.1 with improvements to the Envers module that allow for finding the database revision responsible for a change in a specific audited property.
Apache has released the HTTP Server version 2.4 with performance improvements, enhanced concurrency, asynchronous I/O support, lower resource footprint and others.
According to Netcraft Resin has been seeing strong growth in the last 12 months, seeing an almost tenfold growth from 480k hostnames in February 2011 to 4.7M in February 2012.
JBoss AS 7.1 has been released, becoming the first JBoss server to achieve full compliance with the Java EE 6 Full Profile, joining the other open-source servers in full compliance, including Apache Geronimo and Oracle GlassFish. Read on to find out more.
The Netty 3.3.1 release adds support for SPDY protocol, which has been proposed for inclusion in http/2.0, fixes regression of Android support and reduces memory consumption of ZLib compression.