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In JRuby-on-Rails tutorial at Rails Conf 2009, Nick Sieger shared a nice little tip on how to configure "database.yml" to be usable with both JRuby and MRI: <% jdbc = defined?(JRUBY_VERSION) ? 'jdbc' : '' %> development:   adapter: <%= jdbc %>mysql   encoding: utf8   reconnect: false   database: myapp_development   pool: 5   username: root...
on May 4, 2009
A few days back, Jerome blogged about how to deploy OSGi bundles in GlassFish using "asadmin deploy --type=osgi" command. In his blog, he also mentioned why you should not copy your bundles to glassfish/modules directory. In this blog, I will talk about a filesystem based management agent that I have integrated in GlassFish and how you can take advantage of the same. We have...
on May 3, 2009
Would you like to power up your Rails applications using JRuby and GlassFish ? And learn that from the engineers who develop the technology. If yes, then we have organized a bootcamp for you! Day 1 (FREE) of this bootcamp provides an introduction to JRuby and GlassFish and how they serve as an excellent development and deployment environment for Rails applications. Starting with...
on May 1, 2009
I just returned from presenting JSF2 at three wonderful conferences in German speaking Europe. Mathema Frühjarcampus, in Erlangen, Germany Irian JSFDays in Vienna, Austria S&S Verlag JAX in Mainz, Germany My trip to JAX included a side trip to Michael Hütterman’s Köln Java User Group. Mathema Füjahrcampus is a smaller and more intimate...
on Apr 30, 2009
nginx (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 much more. nginx is known for it's high performance and low resource consumption. It's a fairly popular...
on Apr 30, 2009
TOTD #79 showed how to run a trivial Sinatra application using GlassFish Gem. Sinatra provides support for Haml, Erb, Builder, Sass, 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 you faster. Get...
on Apr 29, 2009
Sinatra 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 for...
on Apr 28, 2009
Did you know that ... GlassFish 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 With GlassFish, standard Java monitoring techniques like JMX can be used for monitoring Rails apps NetBeans provide a complete development environment for Rails...
on Apr 28, 2009
Here is simple script that: Installs GlassFish 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 System. echo A | java -Xmx256m -jar ~/Downloads/glassfish-...
on Apr 24, 2009
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on Apr 24, 2009
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:...
on Apr 22, 2009
SeaChange 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 available at: Rails on GlassFish v2 using Windows Here are some of the quotes: Glassfish can really handle a heavy load and handling 400 simultaneous users under a supremely heavy load, the memory was holding great All previous...
on Apr 22, 2009
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 ? Thorsten Fully automatbale computing infrastructure, changes the way production scale deployments operate, saves time/cost, increases reliability Chander...
on Apr 22, 2009
I presented on Creating Quick and Powerful Web Applications with MySQL, GlassFish, and NetBeans. The key messages conveyed during the preso are: GlassFish 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...
on Apr 21, 2009
MySQL Users Conference started earlier this morning with tutorials. I attended MySQL 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...
on Apr 20, 2009
What is open source, production-quality, supported by a large vibrant community, and comes with full enterprise support ? - GlassFish and MySQL. Did you know that GlassFish ... is the only open-source Java EE 5 compliant Application Server can be used to deploy Rails, Grails, and Django applications has 13x better price/performance than Dell/HP, and therefore a much lower TCO has an easy-to-...
on Apr 17, 2009
Grizzly 1.9.11 is freshly released. What's cool? Get ready: Servlet Deployer, HttpService OSGi spec support, XML config a la "Spring", Performance improvement...and a new LOGO. Meet the new monster! Here we go with a subset of what WE accomplished since our last release. The difference? Sun representative are now in minority, and we are getting patch after patch after patch for with new feature...
on Apr 8, 2009
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on Apr 8, 2009
EclipseLink JPA replaces TopLink Essentials as the JPA implementation in GlassFish v3. One of the benefits of using EclipseLink is that it provides efficient pagination support for the MySQL database by generating native SQL statements such as "SELECT ... FROM <table> LIMIT <offset>, <rowcount>". The MySQL LIMIT clause definition says: The LIMIT clause can be used to...
on Apr 8, 2009
Found great (old) blogs (part 1, part 2) by Masoud Kalali that discusses the different ways to secure a GlassFish installation. Changing master password and admin console passwords (both web-based and CLI) are two fairly trivial operations: /tmp/glassfish >./bin/asadmin change-master-password Please enter the new master password>changeit2 Please enter the new master password again>...
on Apr 7, 2009