View the Eclipse in the Large Webinar

Community Bulletin

IT departments of large enterprises face unique challenges deploying Eclipse to thousands, and even tens of thousands, of their developers. Join us for a webinar that includes speakers from Cisco, Morgan Stanley and eBay about some of the key challenges they face, and steps they have taken to address these issues.

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Format and Agenda:
Each speaker will present for up to 20 minutes, followed by up to 10 minutes of Q&A. Each speaker has identified key topics they find most challenging. They will discuss:

  • Dennis Vaughn, Cisco
    • Scalability (65k + source files)
    • Diverse Deployments (geographically, NFS, OS/Versions)
    • Engineering Environment Diversity (legacy tools, acquisitions)
    • Working Culture (curmudgeons versus new hires, ROI versus VI/Emacs)
  • Miles Daffin, Morgan Stanley
    • Enterprise Constraints and their Consequences for Eclipse Provisioning
      • Zen and the Art of creating and maintaining a private Eclipse environment behind the corporate firewall
      • Enterprise Eclipse provisioning requirements - functional and non-functional
      • Meeting the requirements - how have we coped?
      • What problems still exist? (global configuration and increasing security.)
    • Next Steps: Further Reduce Total Cost of Ownership and Provide more Useful Features as Needed
      • Improve B3 tooling to make aggregation builds (mirrors) easier to debug
      • Automation of aggregation builds
      • Workspace provisioning
      • Usage Tracking
  • Joep Rottinghuis, eBay
    • Scalability (100k + source files)
    • Deployment (individualized workspaces)
    • Usage Tracking (who is using what, and what issues are in what versions)
    • Manifest Maintenance (OSGi bundle/package versions)

Webinar Details:

  • Recorded Date: December 14, 2009