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From "Shiva Kumar H R" <shiv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo in year 2008
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2008 09:30:14 GMT
Wow! Thanks so much YunFeng! for joining.

GEP Task https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMODEVTOOLS-278 is
created for this. We can use this, as well as IRC chats & dev-list mails,
for collaborating!

Thanks again,
Shiva

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 2:24 PM, YunFeng Ma <yunfeng_ma@yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm interested in "2) Geronimo Eclipse Plug-in (GEP):
>  a) Model
> framework for Geronimo deployment plans" and I'd like
> to contribute to
> this. Shiva, let's work together for this. :-)
>
> --YunFeng
>
> 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
> > <mailto: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
>
>
>
>
>
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