"Enterprise-class" (was RE: Struts, Spring, Tapestry, oh my!)

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Aug 11 12:15:05 MDT 2005


On Thu, Aug 11, 2005 at 01:52:07PM -0400, JStay at mediageneral.com wrote:

> 
> I've never really understood the definition of "Enterprise-class"
> either.  I think it means being extremely scalable, the ability to span
> across multiple servers in multiple locations (geographically), and the
> ability for multiple other systems to communicate with each other.  Am I
> wrong on this?  What is the exact definition of "Enterprise-class"?  I
> work for an enterprise and we use multiple languages for different
> purposes - does that count?  I'd be interested to hear people's
> definitions.

It's a marketing buzzword. It means exactly one thing: expensive.

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