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Subject [Incubator Wiki] Trivial Update of "KalumetProposalWork" by OlivierLamy
Date Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:52:16 GMT
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The "KalumetProposalWork" page has been changed by OlivierLamy:

  * Apache Kalumet console controls and manages the agents, allowing the JEE administrator
to update all environments from a central multi-user web tool.
+ == Background ==
  Currently, Apache Kalumet is named BuildProcess AutoDeploy (
The development has begun 4 years ago and several release have already been provided.
@@ -31, +31 @@

  * NSW Attorney General Australia (
+ == Rationale ==
- * ...
  The JEE environments administration is heavy cost task with a high level of human actions.
It suffers :
@@ -49, +47 @@

  Apache Kalumet secures the environment deployment and covers the whole JEE scope (EAR/WAR
archives with classloader policy, JDBC DataSources, JMS Connection Factories, JMS Queues/Topics,
etc) in a unique way whatever the underlying application server is (it heavily uses JMX to
interact with compatible middlwares).
+ == Initial Goals ==
  When we have begun AutoDeploy, the first goal was to provide several application servers
JMX plugins. But quickly, we have seen that multi-application servers support was only a part
of the JEE administration needs.
  That's why we have extended AutoDeploy to provide agents and a central console hosting all
environments knowledges (artifact versions, resources, etc). Using the console, several JEE
administrators can use a central tool to manage all environments in a collaborative, unique
and secure way.
- The target is now to provide a complete tool to fully administrate a data center, softwares
and middlewares.
+ The target is now to provide a complete tool to fully administrate a data center servers,
softwares and middlewares.
+ = Current Status =
  Currently, BuildProcess AutoDeploy provides two branches :
@@ -65, +63 @@

  * the 0.6 branch is in progress and it's the target one choosed to become Apache Kalumet
+ == Community ==
  Currently, AutoDeploy community contains two developers and around 50 users.
  Thanks to the popularity of ASF, the purpose is to increase the number of contributors to
improve the functionality cover of Apache Kalumet.
+ == Core Developers ==
  AutoDeploy/Apache Kalumet was founded by Jean-Baptiste Onofré in 2004. Mike Duffy, WebSphere
Consultant, contributes since 2005.

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