board-bounces@ovirt.org wrote on 05/15/2013 01:50:58 PM:

> From: Dave Neary <dneary@redhat.com>

> To: board@ovirt.org,
> Date: 05/15/2013 02:01 PM
> Subject: Re: JProfiler
> Sent by: board-bounces@ovirt.org
>
> Hi,
>
> On 05/12/2013 04:00 PM, Itamar Heim wrote:
> > On 04/18/2013 09:32 PM, Liran Zelkha wrote:
> >>   These capabilities are covered by commercial profilers. One of them is
> >> called JProfiler
> >> (http://www.ej-technologies.com/products/jprofiler/overview.html).
> >> The company that manufactures JProfiler offers a solution for open
> >> source projects, allowing them to use JProfiler licenses for free, in
> >> exchange for posting the JProfiler logo on the open source project site.
> >> (See here <http://roq-messaging.org/> for an example)
> >>
> >>   My question is whether you'll allow such posting on the Ovirt web
> >> site, so that the Engine team can use JProfiler to improve Ovirt's
> >> Engine performance.
> >
> > no replies, so i assume no one objects to this?
>
> I have no opposition to oVirt developers using JProfiler themselves, but
> I would not like to see it become a key piece of the project's
> infrastructure, because it is not open source.
>
> I also do not like the idea of promoting JProfiler, a proprietary tool,
> on the oVirt website.
>

Is there an Open alternative?

>
> However, if the board members decide that this is appropriate, then we
> can do this.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave.
>
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Cheers,
Frank  

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