Java News from Thursday, October 18, 2007

Ericsson has submitted JSR-319: Availability Management for Java to the Java Community Process (JCP). According to the JSR,

The purpose of the Availability Management for Java is to enable availability frameworks to supervise and to control Java runtime units in a standardized way. The API has the following goals:

The specification is anticipated to contain the following features:

If it's not too overly complex (though what are the chances of that? This is JEE after all) I could use this. Currently I'm just writing bash scripts to check if the VM is still running. Comments are due by October 29.