JVM Support

As of version 2.2, JPPF is dropping support for the JDK 1.5. Only JDK 1.6 and later are supported.

JPPF Executor Service

This new API provides an executor service facade for the JPPF client.
It implements all the functionality specified in java.util.concurrent.ExecutorService

Administration console

A new status bar indicates the number of currently connected servers and nodes
The topology view includes two new buttons in the toolbar to select all servers or all nodes at once
Multiple bugs have been fixed, making the console more robust and reliable than ever

Connectors

The J2EE connector now has the ability to connect to multiple servers and automatically discover servers on the network.
The Gigaspaces connector was upgraded to support Gigaspaces XAP 7.1
The Tomcat connector was upgraded to support Tomcat 7.0.0 beta
All three connectors have seen their demo web application revamped for a more enjoyable experience

Job SLA

Jobs can now be set to expire at a specified date or after a specified amount of time.

Samples

The network data encryption sample was upgraded to offer a much more secure solution.

JPPF Web Site: http://www.jppf.org
Downloads: http://www.jppf.org/downloads.php
Documentation: http://www.jppf.org/wiki
User forums: http://www.jppf.org/forums