Spring Boot on WebSphere 8.5.5
As Spring continues to evolve, it’s capabilities become more and more attractive to use. Checkout this great article by David Parish on using Spring Boot with WebSphere!
Spring Boot is a wonderful tool for creating rich powerful applications with a limited amount of code or complexity. It can optionally include Spring Data with JPA support. The Spring abstraction layer for JPA makes creating database independent applications a snap. The problem is that it uses JPA 2.1 features which WebSphere 8.5.5 does not support.