Assessing the risks of open source Java

by Steve Anglin

Related link: http://techupdate.zdnet.com/techupdate/stories/main/0,14179,2880274,00.html



Posted by TheServerSide.com's Floyd Marinescu: "A recent metagroup article analyzes the risks and benefits of open source, focusing on its uses in the J2EE context. The article makes predictions including open-source software adoption in all java-shops by 2003, 14% of which to use OS appservers. They also say that the line between open source vendors (with profitable business models) and commercial vendors with free products will blur."