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Java EE 8 Roadmap and Update from JavaOne 2016
Anil Gaul’s keynote showed a JEE8 plan with new scope and release targets.
Oracle says JEE must adjust to trends like cloud and microservices.
The ambitious roadmap aims for JEE8 release in 2017 and JEE9 in 2018:
The scope changes include two new JSRs: “Configuration” and “Health Check”:
Surprisingly, Oracle wants to remove MVC and JMS 2.1 from JEE8 scope.
Allegedly they are “no longer very relevant in the cloud”.
Unfortunately, the roadmap also no longer mentions JCache.
The proposed JEE8 architecture stack is very focused on Java for light-weight web services:
More details are in the “Java EE 8 Update” by Linda DeMichiel: