OSGi Director of Technology Peter Kriens shows why OSGi is crucial, what it really encompasses, and what the future developments will be.
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels examines the tension between availability & consistency in large-scale distributed systems, and presents a model for reasonsing about the trade-offs between diff solutions.
Ernie Svehla reviews Java Class Loading including a comparison of major appservers, how to package Java EE apps, and common class loading problems such as ClassNotFoundException, or NoDefFound Errors.
Cathy Gero goes explains ClickOnce which allows the deployment of Windows-based rich client apps by placing the app files on a Web or file server and providing the user with a link.
Alexandre Rafalovitch overviews the tools and techniques that help with resolving problems that arise in production environments including common problems and rapid root cause determination methods.