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Continuing from Day 1, 2 and 3 ... And the complete album: Now looking forward to head back home! Technorati: conf brazil fisl glassfish
on Jun 27, 2009
Continuing from Day 1 and 2 ... I participated in Simon Phipps Talk Show on GlassFish and that was fun :) The usual points: ~50% of the projects currently target GlassFish and that the number jumps to 73% when only counting new projects (according to Ohloh reports) Best price/performance, First to be Java EE 5 compliance and Most downloaded application server The GlassFish download numbers are...
on Jun 27, 2009
Continuing from FISL Day 1 ... Here is a video of the ever excited Brazilian community for soccer balls in the pavilion: If you didn't get a soccer ball, come by at the Sun booth tomorrow and make sure to practice like the folks below: The day ended with a nice soccer match between Internacional and LDU Quito from Ecuador at Beira Rio stadium. Feel the...
on Jun 26, 2009
I presented on "Creating powerful web applications using GlassFish, MySQL and NetBeans/Eclipse" as the first talk of FISL 10 yesterday. The room was only partial full being the first talk of FISL but got packed towards the middle so that was exciting. The slides are available here. The key message is that NetBeans and Eclipse provide a seamless development/deployment environment for GlassFish...
on Jun 24, 2009
GlassFish V3 has improved the way to front GlassFish with Apache HTTP Server. Unlike the V2 way where users had to copy tomcat-ajp.jar and commons-*.jar, you can just enable mod_jk in V3 using the network-listener's attribute "jk-enabled" without copying any additional jars into its lib directory. You can also create jk-connectors under different virtual-servers (not just default...
on Jun 24, 2009
I, along with several other speakers, presented at Javali (an ancillary event of FISL) earlier today. The event was sponsored by Sun Microsystems. Many thanks to Sou Java and RS JUG for organizing the event and thanks to Serpro for hosting the event. There were several speakers from different companies making the event a good mix. I presented on Java EE 6, showed GlassFish Tools...
on Jun 23, 2009
You may have already faced situation when you need to have messaging capabilities in your application while your client application runs in an environment which you have no control over its network configuration and restrictions. Such situation lead to the fact that you can not use JMS communication over designated ports like 7676 and so. You may simply put JMS away and follow another protocol or...
on Jun 19, 2009
I received the following photographs from a GlassFish Fan (aka Ben Leadholm) in Minnesota. And here is a picture of his daughter, Rachel, sporting the fancy GlassFish tattoo: Thanks Ben and Rachel for promoting/using GlassFish and sharing the pictures! Do you have any similar pictures ? Send me an email arun dot gupta at sun dot com and will be happy to share them with others. The...
on Jun 19, 2009
The work done by the Cometd team, the java implementation of the Bayeux Protocol, can now run on top of the Atmosphere Framework. Under the hood, the proper Comet API is as usual detected! The default implementation uses Jetty 7 Continuation under the hood...but now if you run it on top of the Atmosphere Framework, it will auto detect the container's native Comet API (or use the Servlet 3.0...
on Jun 18, 2009
GlassFish v3 is an extensible App server. Basically the core App server functionality can be easily extended using add-ons such as an OSGi module. This allows to keep the core light-weight and install the required features on demand. The add-ons can be easily installed using the Update Center. The what/why/how about extensibility is described in the GlassFish v3 Extensibility One-pager....
on Jun 18, 2009
FISL stands for "Forum Internacional Software Livre" in the Portuguese language and means "International Free Software Forum" in the English language. The punch line is "A technologia que liberta" and means "The technology that liberates". This is the biggest event about free software in America and was attended by 7417 participants in 2008. Just like "Freedom of Speech" is a...
on Jun 17, 2009
TOTD #81 explained how to install/configure nginx for load-balancing/front-ending a cluster of Rails application running on GlassFish Gem. Another popular approach in the Rails community is to use Apache HTTPD + mod_proxy_balancer. A user asked the exact details of this setup on the GlassFish Gem Forum. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) will clearly explain the steps. Create a simple Rails...
on Jun 17, 2009
GlassFish ESB v2.1 has just been released. The new release features improved scaling through clustering, AIX 5.3 support, the new Intelligent Event Processor (IEP) Service Engine, and the new Scheduler Binding Component (BC). I looked at the release notes to get a more detailed view of what's new and improved. Robustness and platform support stand out to me, along with the two highlighted new...
on Jun 17, 2009
What is an Eclipse Demo Camp ? The Eclipse DemoCamps are an opportunity to showcase all of the cool interesting technology being built by the Eclipse community. They are also an opportunity for you to meet Eclipse enthusiasts in your city. The GlassFish team will showcase the seamless integration with Eclipse. Several blog entries are already available at glassfish+eclipse...
on Jun 16, 2009
Cognizant is system integrator combining onsite/offshore delivery model to achieve customer satisfaction. They've started using GlassFish within their internal "Cognizant Java Community" and also recommeding it to their clients as opposed to "established App Servers". Why GlassFish ? Because of its "Simplicity, Easy management, and Lightweightness". And they are not disappointed...
on Jun 16, 2009
OKTECH is a Hungarian consuting company and one of the earliest adopters of GlassFish. They use it for their internal company related information and for external production with US business as well. Why GlassFish ? Because its "Open source, pretty good quality, and performs well". One word describes NetBeans and GlassFish integration for them: "Perfect". Learn more about it in this...
on Jun 16, 2009
The University of Utah ported 60 applications from Weblogic to GlassFish and very happy with it. They like the clustering and failover capability, integrated NetBeans development environment, and are using EJBs, Java Server Faces and a slew of other technologies. Learn more about it in this video: Thanks to Tim Richardson for the quick story! Check out other GlassFish Production...
on Jun 16, 2009
OPIN Systems has chosen JRuby, Rails, and GlassFish for a customer-facing financial application. Why ? "Easy to setup Rails application and add more intense logic in JRuby calls" Learn more about it in this video: Thanks to Ben Leadholm for the quick story! Check out other GlassFish Production Stories. Check out Ben's "Dude, Where's my pass ?" entry: Read several other Rails/GlassFish...
on Jun 16, 2009
Fundamo provides a mobile financial services platform using a full Sun stack - hardware, operating system, and GlassFish. They found GlassFish has more features and better support than other open source App Servers. And it's not as big as other competitors. GlassFish is performing "very well" for them and they like easy of use/setup and the management console. Learn more about it...
on Jun 16, 2009
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on Jun 12, 2009