Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Oracle will confine Java to enterprise, Forrester says - Computerworld

Speculation about the implications of Oracle’s Java strategy

"Sun had a very broad focus for Java, including enterprise middleware but also PCs, mobile devices, and embedded systems. Oracle's focus will be on enterprise middleware first and foremost, because that's where the money is," concluded the report, authored by Forrester analysts Jeffrey Hammond and John Rymer.

As a result, Java may lose some of its prominence among the general worldwide development community, as it becomes more regarded as a specialized server-side language for Oracle and IBM enterprise customers, the duo warn.

Oracle will confine Java to enterprise, Forrester says - Computerworld

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