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BusinessWeek: Redemption for Jboss's Boss

Oct 20, 2004, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Kerstetter)

" It was hardly the proudest moment in Mark Fleury's life. Nearly broke after his first company went under in 2001, Fleury, with his wife, Nathalie, their new daughter, and their dog, gave up on Silicon Valley and moved into his in-laws' house in the leafy Buckhead section of Atlanta. 'Silicon Valley was not good for us,' says Fleury. 'It was too expensive.'

"But Fleury's defeat was only temporary. He had an idea. A physicist by training who fell in love with Sun Microsystems's Java programming language while working as a salesperson there, Fleury helped develop a computer program called the JBoss application server..."

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