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The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v3.0.1. This release provides support for Geronimo server 3.0.1 as well as the previous server releases. It also supports Eclipse 4.2 (Juno). This release contains some bug fixings and enhancements for OSGi programming model. Specific details can be found in the Plugin Release Notes. The new version have been available through eclipse update site now.
May 28, 2013 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo v3.0.1 server. This release is a bug fixing release of version 3 after 3.0.0. It includes Tomcat assemblies only. Please see the detail information in 3.0.1 release notes. A couple highlights are: Tomcat upgraded to 7.0.39 Tranql upgraded to 1.8 to support JDBC 4 MyFaces upgraded to 2.1.10 to support JSF 2.1 OpenJPA upgraded to 2.2.2 Yoko upgraded to 1.4 ActiveMQ upgraded to 5.4.…
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the 3.0.0 release of Geronimo Samples and Daytrader. These releases are aligned with Geronimo Server 3.0.0 release. To play with these samples, you can check out the samples source code and daytrader source code, then build and run them from scratch.
July 13, 2012 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo v3.0.0 server. This release is a formal release of version 3 after 3.0-beta-1. It includes Tomcat assemblies only. Besides Java EE 6 compliance achieved since 3.0-beta-1, Geronimo v3.0.0 release add Java 7 support for all of Java EE 6 web profile technologies. Please see the detail information in 3.0.0 release notes. A couple highlights are: Tomcat upgraded to 7.0.27 OSGi upgraded to 4.…
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the 3.0-beta-1 release of Geronimo Samples and Daytrader. These releases are aligned with Geronimo Server 3.0-beta-1 release. Here is samples update in this release: Java EE 6 and OSGi samples Daytrader Java EE 6 update To play with these samples, you have two options: Check out the source code , then build and run them from scratch. Install the plugins of these samples online from Geronimo Administrative Console.
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v2.1.8. This release provides support for Geronimo server 2.1.8 and Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo). It also contains some bug fixings. Specific details can be found in the Plugin Release Notes. The new version have been available through eclipse update site now.
December 29, 2011 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo v2.1.8 server. This release includes quite a few new features, improvements, as well as bug fixes. Please see the detail information in 2.1.8 release notes.…
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v3.0-beta-1. This release provides support for Geronimo server 3.0-beta-1, 2.2.1 and 2.1.7, and Eclipse 3.7 (Indigo). It also contains some bug fixings. Specific details can be found in the Plugin Release Notes.  The new version have been available through eclipse update site now.
The Apache Geronimo project is very glad to announce the release of Apache Geronimo v3.0-beta-1 server. It is the first open source solution other than RI that implements both the Java EE 6.0 Full profile and Web profile specifications. This release has passed 100% of SUN's Java Enterprise Edition 6.0 Full Profile and Web Profile Certification Test Suites, and includes a great many new features, improvements, bug fixes. Further more, Geronimo v3.…
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the 2.2.1 release of Geronimo Samples and Daytrader. These releases are aligned with Geronimo Server 2.2.1 release. Some of samples are updated to work with the improvement of Geronimo Server 2.2.1 release - Derby Authentication Enablement. To play with these samples, you have two options: Check out the source code , then build and run them from scratch. Install the plugins of these samples online from Geronimo Administrative Console.…
Jan 13, 2011 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the new v2.2.1 release of the Geronimo Eclipse Plugin (GEP). This release provides support for Eclipse 3.6.x (Helios) and latest Geronimo server 2.2.1 and Geronimo server 2.1.7. It also contains some of bug fixings. Specific details can be found in the Plugin Release Notes. Please visit the Development Tools Subproject page for details for installing and using GEP v2.2.1.
Dec 12, 2010 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the new v2.1.7 release of the Geronimo Eclipse Plugin (GEP). This release provides support for eclipse 3.6.x (Helios) and latest Geronimo server 2.1.7. It also contains some of bug fixings. Specific details can be found in the Plugin Release Notes.
Dec 11, 2010 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo v2.2.1 server. This release includes many new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Please see information in 2.2.1 release notes  or 2.2.x Security Report for details. A couple of highlights are: Stateless Session Bean Failover support Web console navigation improvements . JMX over SSL improvements Added built-in user "monitor" who only has read-only access to monitoring pages.…
The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the 2.1.7 release of Geronimo Samples and Daytrader. These releases are aligned with Geronimo Server 2.1.7 release. Geronimo Samples v2.1.7 compared with the previous v2.1.2 release, two new samples are added: DataCDInfo - A new sample to demonstrate that struts framework works well in Geronimo Generic-Auth - A new sample to demonstrate the new security authentication method "Generic HTTP Header-based Authentication",…
Nov 30, 2010 The Apache Geronimo project is pleased to announce the available of Apache Geronimo v2.1.7 server. This release includes many new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Please see the detail information in 2.1.7 release notes. A couple highlights are: Provide Generic Header based authentication support Add db2 for iSeries tranql xa connector to server Start Derby NetworkServerControl with credentials to prevent unauthorized shutdowns Upgrade Tomcat to 6.0.29, wadi to 2.1.2,…

Previous announcements

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 2006

2006-12-22
Apache Geronimo 2.0-M1 has been released and is available for user download.

This version of Geronimo represents a point in time view into our progress towards a Java Enterprise Edition 5.0 Server runtime. It includes the latest Jetty and Tomcat servlet engines so users can experiment with Servlet 2.5, JSP 2.1 as well as JSF 1.1 and JSTL 1.2. Also included is Apache's OpenJPA for Java Persistence as well as the latest Javamail 1.4 and Java Activation Framework. This is a milestone release so it is not recommended for high load deployments. The Apache Geronimo team would very much like user feedback so we can meet your needs as we continue the Drive to Five.


2006-12-22
Apache Geronimo 1.2-beta is available for user download and evaluation.

Apache Geronimo 1.2 includes several new features. They are Global JNDI support, OpenJPA as a persistence option, improved performance for EJBs as well as new locking support for CMP entity beans. This release has not yet passed the TCK. Apache Yoko has also been included and we are in the process of certifying this release on a Java 5 Virtual Machine. See the Download page for download information.


2006-11-13
Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v1.2.0 has been released and is available for user download.

The Geronimo Eclipse Plugin v1.2.0 is mainly a bug-fix release, improving stability and adding support for the Geronimo 1.1.1 release. See the Development Tools section for download information.


2006-10-12
Geronimo v1.1.1 Certified on Azul Compute Appliances

The Apache Geronimo Project is pleased to announce the J2EE 1.4 Certification of Apache Geronimo v1.1.1 running on an Azul Compute Appliance. The testing was performed on an Azul Compute Appliance Model 1920B (8 chip / 192 cores, 64GB memory) coupled with Azul VM release 2.3.1.2 (HotSpotJava 1.4.2_12), 64-bit Server mode. The Apache Geronimo Project wishes to thank Azul Systems for providing the machine time on the Azul Compute Appliance used for this certification effort. For more information on Azul Compute Appliances, please visit http://www.azulsystems.com.


2006-10-05
Webcast: Geronimo v1.1.1 Overview: Management (Web) Console and Plugins

Join members of the Apache Geronimo Developer Community for a technical overview and explanation of features in Apache Geronimo v1.1.1, the full-featured, fully-certified J2EE server from the Apache Software Foundation. You will learn how to download Geronimo, install and run it. You'll receive a walk-through of the management console which provides an easy to use user interface and learn about the new plugin architecture which provides a simple user experience.

Click here to access the webcast.


2006-09-18
Geronimo v1.1.1 has been released and is available for user download

Apache Geronimo v1.1.1 is mainly a bug-fix release, as such it addresses most of the bugs reported from the v1.1 release. Along with these fixes, this release provides improvements in usability such as:

  • Ability to select multiple driver jars when defining data sources.
  • Restored functionality for configuring certificates and managing the key store.
  • Customized warning messages in the Geronimo Administration Console.

Check it out here. Please download, use the product and provide your comments and feedback to user@geronimo.apache.org.


2006-07-18
Geronimo Eclipse Plugin Version 1.1.0 is now Available

The next version of the Eclipse plugin for Geronimo has been released. It supports running on the latest release of WTP, version 1.5, and supports deployment to Geronimo v1.1. See the Subprojects section for download information.


2006-06-26
Geronimo v1.1 Released and Available

Geronimo 1.1 has been released and is available for user download. It includes numerous bug fixes as well as improvements to performance, usability and a brand new Plug-in feature that allows a user to dynamically build a server to suit their needs. Also included is a Little-G distribution that provides a subset of Geronimo components in a light weight download form. Check it out here. Please download, use the product and provide your comments and feedback to user@geronimo.apache.org.


2006-02-23
Geronimo Eclipse Plugin Version 1.0.0 is now Available

The Eclipse plugin providing Geronimo intergation into the Eclipse Web Tools Project has been released. See the Subprojects section for download information.


2006-02-17
Covalent Extends Support Offerings for Apache Geronimo

Covalent announces that it has added support for Apache Geronimo to compliment its existing Apache Axis, Tomcat and HTTP Server offerings.

 2005

2006-01-05
Geronimo Version 1.0 is now Available

Geronimo Version 1.0 which has passed the J2EE Certification Test Suite is now available for download here. This release represents the combined efforts of many engineers from several OpenSource projects and individual contributors from around the world. Please download, use the product and provide your comments and feedback to user@geronimo.apache.org.


2005-11-01
Virtuas Announces Support for Apache Geronimo

Virtuas announced support for Apache Geronimo, starting with the M5 certified release.


2005-10-25
IBM Announces WebSphere Community Edition, based on Apache Geronimo

Today IBM announced a new product, WebSphere Application Server Community Edition based on Apache Geronimo.


2005-10-05
Apache Geronimo 1.0-M5 Released : Certified J2EE 1.4 Server

With great pleasure the Apache Geronimo Team would like to announce the official release of Milestone 5 (M5) of Apache Geronimo. Significant Changes Since the M4 Release

  • Official J2EE 1.4 Certification
  • Complete Tomcat integration
  • Configuration of ports, hosts, and most other attributes without rebuilding the server
  • Developer preview of web management console

All release materials can be downloaded from the Download page.


2005-09-13
Geronimo Tooling for Eclipse

The WTP Geronimo Server Adapter now being developed under the Geronimo Development Tools subproject. It is no longer being hosted and developed under Eclipse. Re-visit the article on this plug-in.


2005-08-28
Apache Geronimo Now With LDAP

Apache Geronimo now includes Apache Directory which allows Geronimo to provide and build on a unified security layer for applications. Geronimo can now offer a framework for certificate management and platform for single-signon.


2005-08-25
Geronimo Book Update

Aaron Mulder's online book Apache Geronimo Development and Deployment has been updated to cover the Milestone 4 release.


2005-08-10
Milestone 4 Released

The Milestone 4 release has been posted for download. Major improvements include:

  • EJB support is complete
  • Web Services support is complete
  • JSR-77 support, including the Management EJB
  • Security configuration has changed dramatically

This release is feature complete and passes the J2EE TCK automated test suite, but full certification is not yet complete. Please visit the Download page and take a look at the release notes.


2005-07-11
Apache Geronimo First OSS App Server With JBI Support

The standard Apache Geronimo deployer now supports JBI deployment units - any jar which includes META-INF/jbi.xml) - in order to auto-deploy JBI components and serivce assemblies. JBI support provided by the ServiceMix Open Source Enterprise Service Bus. We will be acquiring a TCK license to certifiy that we conform to the JSR-208 standard.


2005-06-30
Apache Geronimo passes TCK 1.4.1a test suite

The Apache Geronimo team is proud to announce that Apache Geronimo passes the J2EE TCK 1.4.1a test suite. Congratulations to all and thanks for all the hard work. There is some remaining work to do, and the team will continue to complete our initial project goal, full J2EE certification.


2005-06-21
Apache Geronimo Resource Page at IBM DevWorks

IBM has created an Apache Geronimo resource site at developerWorks.


2005-06-11
Free Book on Geronimo

Katia Aresti González has made her book on Apache Geronimo titled Estudio del servidor Geronimo y desarrollo de aplicaciones prácticas available as a free download. Written in Spanish, the book is available under the terms of the Creative Commons license.


2005-05-06
Geronimo Tooling for Eclipse

IBM contributes tooling for Geronimo to the Eclipse Web Tools Project. There's also a good article about it here.


2005-01-01
Geronimo in CTS Testing

The Apache Geronimo server is now in CTS (TCK) testing. This is a long process, but this is the final phase in delivering a certified J2EE 1.4 server. Stay tuned!

 2004

2004-10-30
Response on code concerns

The Apache Software Foundation has sent a response to the attorneys representing JBoss Inc. detailing our conclusions related to the letter from Oct 31, 2003. Copies of the original letter and the response are available for inspection.


2004-11-10
Milestone 3 Released

The Milestone 3 release has been posted for download. Visit the Download page and take a look at the release notes!

 2003

2003-11-18
ASF as OSS J2EE TCK Licensee

The Apache Software Foundation becomes the first open-source J2EE(tm) TCK licensee. Taking advantage of the result of changes to the Java Community Process that allow open source implementations of Java specificaitons, the Geronimo project is now able to test and certify the codebase. Testing will begin at the appropriate time.


2003-11-11
Questions about Code

We have recieved a mail a letter on behalf of the JBoss Group, LCC dated October 31, 2003 that asks for clarifications regarding similarity between parts of the Geronimo codebase and the JBoss codebase. We are in the process of actively reviewing not only the specific claims but also the code base in general.