Via Yakov Fain post, he discusses the presentation given by Reza Rahman member of the EJB 3.1 on the subject of Java EE 6. In another post by Ryan de Laplante, he points toward Rod Johnson's presentation on the subject of Java EE 6, and how this up and coming spec might just put an end to the debate between Spring and the EJB standard. Read Yakov's post on Raze Rahman's talk on Java EE 6: http://flexblog.faratasystems.com/?p=363 Read Ryan's post on Rod Johnson's talk on Java EE 6: http://www.ryandelaplante.com/rdelaplante/entry/end_of_spring_vs_ejb