the biggest news was probably the timeframe announcement for Apache Tomcat version 7. According to Jim Jagielski, chairman of the Apache board of directors, Tomcat is used in at least 75% of Java-based websites. Mark Thomas, a member of the Apache Tomcat Project Management
Committee, said that the alpha release of Tomcat 7 is expected in
December 2009 or January 2010. DZone spoke with Thomas for an exclusive interview about the upcoming version of Tomcat.
Cool new stuff coming in Tomcat 7, and I didn't realize an alpha was so close.