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From anita kulshreshtha <a_kuls...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Module restructure
Date Sat, 28 May 2005 00:00:29 GMT

--- Stefan Arentz <stefan.arentz@norad.org> wrote:
> On May 27, 2005, at 6:07 PM, Jeremy Boynes wrote:
> 
> > <snip/>
> So, what I would really like to see wrt Geronimo is
> an absolute  
> minimal server with add-on packages for things like
> a web container,  
> jms provider, etc. You want to host a web app? Throw
> in the Tomcat or  
> Jetty personality. Need JMS too, add ActiveMQ.
> Persistence? Simply  
> add a hibernate deployer. Mix and match so that it
> does what your app  
> needs.

   This is my dream! 
> 
> This is where Geronimo could shine and even take
> away a large chunk  
> of Tomcat; most people just want to deploy their web
> app and  
> optionally add some more services without having to
> understand a full  
> J2EE stack. Geronimo can fill that void extremely
> well I think.  
> (Simple Web Container .. <VOID> .. J2EE Monolith)
     I strongly agree. People will have more trust in
their server, if they understand 'everything' running
inside it. As they understand more J2EE they can throw
in more components.

Thanks
Anita

> 
> Ok so just complaining doesn't work well for this
> project, so what I  
> really would like to do is start figuring out how I
> can give Geronimo  
> 'personalities' for popular combinations of
> technology. Like,
> 
>   - Geronimo Kernel + Tomcat + JSTL2.0 + Spring +
> Hibernate
>   - Geronimo Kernel + Web Services
>   - Geronimo Kernel + JMX Enabled custom network
> service
> 
    The minimal server (Kernel + Jetty) already works.
I have been using it because of compiler error in
openejb core (CORBA) on jdk1.5. I am working on making
Jetty an add on component like Tomcat....

> and then do some writing about it on the wiki. Make
> recipes for  
> people, or even complete packages that are
> downloadable.
> 
> I really think this is how Geronimo can also get
> acceptance with a  
> much larger crowd.
> 
>   S.
> 
> 

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