(pronounced as "engine-ex") is an open-source and high-performance HTTP
server. It provides the common features such as reverse proxying with
caching, load balancing, modular architecture using filters (gzipping,
chunked responses, etc), virtual servers, flexible configuration and
nginx is known for it's high performance and low resource consumption.
It's a fairly popular...
#79 showed how to run a trivial Sinatra
application using GlassFish
provides support for Haml,
and Inline templates as described here.
This TOTD will show how to get started with creating a Sinatra CRUD
application using Haml templates.
Haml is based on one primary principle - Markup should be beautiful
because beauty makes
is a DSL for quickly creating web-applications in Ruby with minimal
effort. Like Rails and Merb, Sinatra is not an MVC framework and
basically follows a flat-file structure instead. The framework define
conventions such as location of static files and
views, bootstrap, dev/production/test environment variables, filters,
helpers, TDD, and much more. Read Getting Started
Did you know that ...
Gem is already used in production
GlassFish Gem can be used to run Rails, Merb,
Sinatra, and any other Rack-based framework
Capistrano recipes are available for
starting/stopping/bouncing the server
standard Java monitoring techniques like JMX can be used for monitoring
provide a complete development environment for Rails...
Here is simple script that:
Creates a new domain using cluster profile
Create 2 instances
in the cluster
Deploys a sample application to verify the cluster setup
Everything in just one simple script!
This script can be used on a virtual (Virtual
Box, EC2 instance, etc.) or a physical image of an Operating
echo A | java -Xmx256m -jar
John Powell from eMapSite
stopped by at the Whisper
Suite in MySQL
Users Conference earlier today to talk about his GlassFish
issue. The possible workaround was suggested and then the discussion
became interesting on how GlassFish is used for offshore monitoring of
windfarms and process weather forecasting data. Hear all about it and
watch a flashy demo of their product in this video:...
Affinity uses Rails and GlassFish
as their deployment platform. One of their core developers posted
tips based upon their experience so far and they are
on GlassFish v2 using Windows
Here are some of the quotes:
Glassfish can really
handle a heavy load
simultaneous users under a supremely heavy load, the
memory was holding great
I arrived at the MySQL
Users Conference just in time for the The
Great Open Cloud Shootout.
Kaj Arno was asking questions to the invited panelists shown in the
picture above. Here is a partial discussion:
What is cloud ?
automatbale computing infrastructure, changes the way production
scale deployments operate, saves time/cost, increases reliability
I presented on Creating
Quick and Powerful Web Applications with MySQL, GlassFish, and NetBeans.
The key messages conveyed during the preso are:
is an open source community and delivers production-quality Java EE
compliant Application Server.
GlassFish v2 is the Java EE 5 Reference Implementation and
GlassFish v3 for Java EE 6. Read complete difference here.
Java Persistence API makes...
MySQL Users Conference started earlier this morning with tutorials. I
Cluster Tutorial and part of Scale-Up,
Scale-Out, and High Availability: Solutions and Combinations.
Both of them were very involving with practical real-life advice.
Here are tweets from the morning of MySQL Cluster Tutorial:
And now the tweets from "Scale-Up,
Scale-Out, and High Availability: Solutions...