If something makes a news on Slashdot it has to belong to the kingdom of day-to-day geeks. Typically SAP professionals start getting the news about cool technologies brewing inside the tech giant thru various niche magazines and lately SDN. I was excited to read Dagfinn Parnas‘s article SAP Virtual Machine Container (as seen on TechEd). But this article on slashdot just makes my day…

Writing an article about “A Java Server That Never Goes Down” is pure hubris, but a German developer who says he’s been “eating, sleeping, and drinking Java” for 8 years doesn’t seem to care and his article brings to light the aspects of VM we rarely think of as he introduces “user isolation” and tells about some interesting work SAP in Germany is doing in that area, merging the Java and the ABAP worlds.”