Gyre - a circular or spiral form; a vortex: "rain swirling the night into tunnels and gyres" Anthony Hyde. (from the Free Online Dictionary)
The Gyrex project is an Eclipse Open Source project for creating OSGi based server solutions. Gyrex provides a platform on top of the Equinox OSGi framework to allow seamless and pain-free operation of Equinox server clusters. It also provides frameworks and concepts for developing, deploying and scaling applications on top of Gyrex based clouds.