Al Sargent, VMware @vFabric
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vFabric Suite is a lightweight, scalable, integrated middleware suite for data-intensive custom applications, whether on-premise or in the cloud. Optimized for the open source Spring Framework which is used by more than 50% of Java developers worldwide, vFabric is ideally suited for VMware vSphere virtual infrastructure and provides a clear pathway to the cloud for your custom applications.
What you use to build custom web applications in java that run on top of vSphere, for example southwest.com
Application middleware stack - Webserver | Application Container (Apache Tomcat) | Message Server (RabbitMQ) | Databases (SqlFire, GemFire, Postgres)
VMware vFabric Application Director (requires vCloud Director)- provision new VMs with middleware components, quickly and easily
VMware vFabric Elastic Memory for Java - dynamically share memory between application servers on the same vSphere Host
VMware vFabric Data Director - Allows you to run database-aware virtualization and self-service lifecycle management
HyperFORGE - created to facilitate collaboration on plugins and documentation for they Hyperic Community.
Wavemaker - is a rapid application development environment for building, maintaining and modernizing business-critical Web 2.0 applications.