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Oracle will no longer provide commercial support for the GlassFish Java Enterprise Edition application server, effective as of the current version. The database giant shipped GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 4.0 in June as part of the official launch of Java EE 7, but it has yet to offer it in a commercial distribution. …

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  1. Kevin McMurtrie Silver badge

    Just say no to EE

    Enterprise Edition is a way of saying that it's so needlessly complicated that only millions of dollars worth of engineering, support, and hardware can get it working. This project really sums it up:

    https://github.com/EnterpriseQualityCoding/FizzBuzzEnterpriseEdition

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Is anyone still using Weblogic in anger...

    By which I mean more than as a very expensive classloader. If so, how do you find it now? I haven't touched it since Weblogic 7 which sucked and blew equally.

    1. Destroy All Monsters Silver badge

      Re: Is anyone still using Weblogic in anger...

      [[Crickets chirping]]

      1. Robert Grant

        Re: Is anyone still using Weblogic in anger...

        Of course thet are! No other emotion is appropriate.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Is anyone still using Weblogic in anger...

      We are, it does its job, thanks

    3. Simon Ward

      Re: Is anyone still using Weblogic in anger...

      Sadly, yes.

      And the 'in anger' bit is more true than you can possibly imagine.

      Hateful, hateful piece of software.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Oracle WebLogic Server support ..

    "The Software is provided "AS IS" without warrenty of any kind. Oracle further disclaims all warrrenties, expressed and implied, including without limitation, any implied warrenties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or noninfringment"

    http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/terms/license/index.html

  4. Paul Smith

    The circle turns...

    Everybody back on the JBoss bus.

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