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From "Shiva Kumar H R" <shiv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo in year 2008
Date Mon, 11 Feb 2008 11:14:47 GMT
On Feb 8, 2008 2:09 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:

> 3a is implemented in 2.1
>
Is there an admin console page for this already implemented?


>
> Despite my liking for xmlbeans and its unique strengths I think a very
> strong argument can be made for moving the deployer code to jaxb.
>
Interesting!! Let me do some quick learning of jaxb and start a separate
thread on this.


>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
> On Feb 8, 2008, at 12:30 AM, Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
>
> I can immediately remember 3 prior discussions in reference to this:
>     i) "[DISCUSS/FEEDBACK] Usability improvements to Geronimo" mail from
> Prasad in Nov'07
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg53236.html
>     ii) "[Discuss] What next?" mail from DJencks in Aug'07
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg50660.html
>     iii) "[DISCUSS] Geronimo 2.1 - what's next?" mail from Matt in Jul'07
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg48173.html
>
> Alright, here is my wish list - features that I would love to see getting
> into Geronimo in 2008:
> 1) Deployment Environment:
>     a) Plan Creator wizards (in Admin Console & in Geronimo Eclipse
> Plugin) for geronimo-application.xml and *many* other Geronimo deployment
> plans.
>     b) Geronimo specific annotations: To further simplify the
> specification of Geronimo deployment information, right at development time.
>
> 2) Geronimo Eclipse Plug-in (GEP):
>     a) Model framework for Geronimo deployment plans:
> Currently it is EMF (Eclipse Modeling Framework). With every update to
> Geronimo deployment schema, it's a major pain to generate new EMF classes.
> If however, GEP uses the same model framework as that of Geronimo server
> (XMLBeans), then at least this problem would be solved. IIUC JSR-88
> DConfigBeans would be the ideal model framework for GEP - in that case even
> if the model framework of server changes in future, GEP would be unaffected.
>     b) Critical bug fixes
>     c) Make "Download and Install" option more intuitive
>     d) Customize Web Services Wizard:
> The default implementation of WTP's web services wizard embeds an Axis
> engine inside a web-app and then deploys it in a web server such as Tomcat.
> However this isn't the right approach for Geronimo as it already has a
> global web services engine deployed. Hence web services wizard's behavior
> must be customized when deploying onto Geronimo.
>     e) Better Remote server support
>     f) Testsuite Automation
>     g) Integrating JavaEE Samples.
>
> 3) Admin Console Tools:
>     a) Server Build Tool: For instance, a "button" to push that spits out
> a server with just what is needed for a set of apps and nothing else.
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg54849.html
>     b) Cluster Admin Tools: Geronimo has a lot of partial clustering
> solutions. For instance there's WADI, native tomcat clustering, a terracotta
> integration, and many others. A cluster admin tool would be of great help in
> the setting-up and fine-tuning of those clustering solutions.
>
> I am stuck in 1) a) Plan Creator work for the past year or so and it is
> still not complete! So if I alone work on many of those features, God alone
> knows when I will complete them. Any takers/collaborators?
>
> On Feb 7, 2008 8:28 PM, Vamsavardhana Reddy <c1vamsi1c@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > Geronimo had a great year 2007.  I don't need to re-list all our
> > achievements listed in Matt's mail from 31st Dec 2007 (
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg54994.html).  Now
> > that 2.1 is also rolling out, I think it is time we start discussing
> > what we want to do in Geronimo in year 2008.  Let us also discuss what we
> > "must" do to make Geronimo an application server of choice.  I would like
> > all of us to use this mail thread to put forth our thoughts (and any action
> > items some of us may have already come up with silently) so that the
> > community can see what great heights Geronimo will scale in 2008.
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > ++Vamsi
> >
> >
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> Shiva
>
>
>


-- 
Thanks,
Shiva

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