Open for Business: Commercial vs Open-Source Tools in Java

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Finding the right Java tool can be hard — especially when making the choice between a commercial or open-source tool can have compound consequences during production.

Join Java experts Justin Reock, Chief Architect at OpenLogic, and Michael Rasmussen, JRebel Team Lead, for a discussion on popular tools within the Java ecosystem — and why both commercial and open-source tools can play an important role for developers, and within the landscape at large.

In this webinar, Justin and Michael will discuss:

  • The Origin of Open-Source Technologies Within the Java Ecosystem
  • Popular Commercial Java Technologies and Their Open-Source Counterparts
  • Why These Technologies Can and Should Coexist Within the Java Ecosystem
  • Discussions on Jenkins vs Cloudbees, Kafka vs Confluent, and more

Meet Your Presenter

Justin Reock

Justin Reock

Chief Architect, Perforce Software

Justin has over 20 years of experience working in various software roles. He is an outspoken free software evangelist, delivering enterprise solutions, technical leadership, and community education on databases, architectures, and integration projects.

Michael Rasmussen

Michael Rasmussen

Product Manager, JRebel

Michael Rasmussen is a product manager for JRebel by Perforce, previously having worked more than 7 years on the core technology behind JRebel. Michael is a true geek at heart. His professional interests include everything Java, as well as other languages and technologies for the JVM, including an unhealthy obsession with java bytecode.

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November 12
10:00 a.m. PT | 1:00 p.m. ET

12 November
3:00 p.m. BST