Cameron McKenzie discusses with Rod Johnson VMWare's acquisition of GemStone, looking at why SpringSource bought the company, and how GemStone technology fits into VMWare's portfolio of products.

Why Did SpringSource Buy GemStone? A Discussion with Rod Johnson

This article will soon be followed up with a second interview with Rod Johnson, discussing Spring, the cloud, and how Spring's open-source philosophy can remain uncompromised as SpringSource's portfolio of proprietary technology products grow.