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Eclipse RT - Indigo Highlights

Eclipse Communication Framework (ECF) 3.5.1/Indigo


EclipseLink 2.3.0/Indigo


  • Multitenant JPA Entities: Development of SaaS solutions has now been made easier. EclipseLink JPA can dynamically manage persistent entities for different tenants using shared tables (AKA striped). EclipseLink will limit the result of all database operations to the rows available to a given tenant.
  • Extensible JPA and JAXB: Application developers using EclipseLink JPA and MOXy (JAXB) can now build models which support storage of extended values. The extended values are enabled through JPA mappings which can be defined statically or on-the-flt using an external metadata source.

Equinox 3.7.0/Indigo


  • OSGi R4.3 Core Framework implementation
    • Updated OSGi API including use of generic signatures
    • Generic Capabilities and Requirements for bundles
    • Bundle Wiring Implementation provides a much richer model of the wiring relationship

between bundles

    • Implementation of the new framework hooks which includes Bundle, Resolver and Weaving


  • Update OSGi R4.3 Compendium services
    • New Coordinator service implementation
    • Updated Event Admin service implementation
    • Updated Metadata service implementation
  • Unified Eclipse logging APIs to aggregate through the Equinox Extended OSGi Log Service
    • Core Equinox Framework now provides the Equinox Extended OSGi Log Service
  • Enhancements for p2
    • Reduced memory usage when loading p2 repos
    • More metadata customizations in p2 for setting -vm arguments and config.ini settings
    • Support in the p2 director application to label install operations
    • Support in p2 director application to download artifacts without installing them
    • Support in p2 for export/import of software from/to an installation

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