Quickvote: [freely translated by me, here the origin]
EJB - Dead Or Alive?
I'm using EJB 3. (58%)
I don't use EJB and "pure" Web-Stack instead (Tomcat & Co.). (12%)
I don't use EJB and the alternative Stacks instead (Spring & Co.). (22%)
Participants: 1375 (at 19.08.2008)
What surprised me: the small percentage of EJB 2.X. In Germany there is still huge amount of EJB 2.0 projects. Most of them will be ported to Java EE 5 next time. The second surprise was the EJB 3 adoption. I'm using EJB 3 in several projects but the amount of 58% (in this context) is huge. I actually thought, the aggregated amount of the alternatives will be greater, than EJB 3 and 2 together, but the opposite is true.
Hopefully this survey was not sponsored by the "EJB-Mafia" :-). So if you would like to keep your job and learn more about EJB 3 start here :-).