SpringSource Moves dm Server to Eclipse

VMware’s SpringSource division has announced the contribution of its dm Server technology to the Eclipse Foundation to form Project Virgo, an initiative to deliver a module-based Java application server.
The announcement comes at the 2.0 release of the dm Server, which “represents a major milestone for the project and for enterprise application development with OSGi [Open Services Gateway initiative] in general,” SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer wrote in a Jan. 12 blog post about the move. “I’m delighted to now be able to reveal the next step in the dm Serverjourney: We have submitted a proposal at Eclipse.org to continue development of the dm Server as part of the Eclipse RT top-level project…”