April 17th, 2009 • Comments Off on OCCI needs your help (well kind of)
The OCCI working group is currently heavily discussing stuff on the mailing-list. We are trying to create an API for ‘Infrastructure as a Service’ based Clouds. So please come join and help out. Many others already have and some interesting work is going on!
He works around these 12 topics and bust most of the myths (except one):
OSGi is too complex
OSGi is too heavyweight
OSGi isn’t a "standard"
OSGi is too new
OSGi isn’t ready for the "real world"
There aren’t many OSGi tools
OSGi is for Eclipse users
OSGi is a solution looking for a problem
I can get modularity without OSGi
OSGi is difficult to test
OSGi doesn’t have a cool name
There are no books on OSGi
I fully agree with his thoughts. Even when it comes to the name…To be honest OSGi is really not that ‘cool’ 🙂
Another nice quote:
Siemens Medical Solutions and ProSyst Software developed
solutions for maintenance of medical devices in the area of image
management systems using OSGi. (I love this example because the cliché
criteria for how established a technology is if you’d use it to launch
rockets or save lives.)