I work on the MySQL Enterprise Tools (http://www.mysql.com/products/enterprise/monitor.html) team, formerly of MySQL
and now with Sun Microsystems
. The 2.0 version of the Enterprise Monitor is well under way. As part of this, the Java server backend has been refactored to utilize Spring
. Honestly, I didn't know either one of those technologies before starting this project. Oh, what a fun road it has been...
A big draw for using an off-the-shelf ORM was so that we didn't have to write our own (kind of bad and slightly wrong -- those darn transactions) caching implementations for the custom one-off ORM that existed previously. A lot of our internal meta-model is very static, so clearly caching [Read more...]