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Sidsel Jensen is a Sun Campus Ambassador at University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She configured GlassFish in her department to be used by 120 freshman programmers. Starting with a standard HP DL360 G5 rack server, installing Gentoo Linux, NetBeans for deployment of web apps to a remote GlassFish, creating multiple domains and even performance tuning the Application Server. Read all the details in...
on Feb 25, 2009
Part 1 of this series focused on the core features of the MCBO API. In Part 2, we will see how to take advantage of many of the client security features provided in the API, using the MusicDB sample app as a framework for the discussion. I've stripped all of the UI related code from the sample fragments, but I did need to include some pseudo code in a few places to clearly illustrate some of...
on Feb 23, 2009
Long story short: telnet "host running glassfish v3" 6666 -> help Welcome to my blog. It's been a while since I last wrote something here. The last few months (or is it a year now) have been quite challenging for us at GlassFish project. Most of my time has been spent in making sure that GlassFish v3 runs on OSGi and runs well. We have made a lot of progress in this regard and made...
on Feb 23, 2009
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on Feb 19, 2009
India has always had the largest number of attendees of all the Tech Days, and this time is certainly no exception. 10,000+ attendees, the passion for technology, the eagerness to share their work, and everything else makes it certainly one of the most exciting venues for Tech Days. The Hyderabad International Airport is certainly very impressive - big, clean, and very 21st centurisque with a...
on Feb 19, 2009
The Image Package System (IPS) repository in the OpenSolaris OS contains GlassFish. The installation process, however, takes a bit of work. A salute to Brian Leonard, technology evangelist for OpenSolaris, for documenting the command lines and related output in a recent posting on The Observatory. As Brian mentioned, it's simpler to install GlassFish from good ol'
on Feb 18, 2009
I'm pleased to announce the general availability of the Sun GlassFish™ Mobility Platform v1.1 (SGMP). We've improved many things in this release (including the product name) which we will explore over the next several weeks. For now, I'd like to provide a quick list of the most important changes in the SGMP client SDK: Introduction of JerseyMe API - a client API to access RESTful...
on Feb 17, 2009
TOTD #67 shows how to configure GlassFish High Availability using Apache httpd + mod_jk on Mac OS X. Even though that's a standard and supported configuration, there are several advantages for replacing Apache httpd with Sun Web Server and mod_jk with Load Balancer plugin that comes with GlassFish. This Tip Of The Day (TOTD) shows how to configure Clustering and Load Balancing using ...
on Feb 12, 2009
SailFin V1 is released. This post explains the basic steps by which you can get started with SailFin V1 and write a simple sip application. Required software.  1. Download SailFin V1.  2. Download netbeans 6.5 from here.  3. Install netbeans SIP plugin available in <sailfin>/lib/tools/netbeans directory. More details are here. Ok, now you have the required software...
on Feb 10, 2009
When a web server receives an http requests, the server identifies which application need to be run, depending on the context-root of the request. However SIP communication is designed to be between two parties and the message does not contain something like context root to identify the application. Various programming models based on SIP have some ways to overcome this issue. For example,...
on Feb 10, 2009
I'll be traveling (again) and this time to Singapore, Delhi, Bangalore, and Hyderabad over the next couple of weeks. A few meetings are already planned but there is buffer for squeezing any last-minute JUG visits, Rails Meetup or meeting Campus Ambassadors. Here is my schedule: Singapore: Feb 12 & 13 Delhi: Feb 14, 20, & 21 Bangalore: Feb 15, 16, & 17 Hyderabad:...
on Feb 6, 2009
To make the project more fun and appealing, we have launched a contest for Project Grizzly: find us a logo! The deadline is February 28. Let's the artist in you express herself/himself! As example, here is some submission we got so far (we need MORE!!) Contest details here. You can send your submission using Twitter or by sending it to The prize is so nice you can't...
on Feb 5, 2009
This post shares 3 links that were recently published. The first one is about the Favorite Hotspot JVM Flags by Charlie. See how you can use them for tweaking performance or investigating runtime metrics. The second one is about using JRuby Version String. It explains the detailed meaning of the version string printed by "jruby --version". If you read it carefully then you know the date,...
on Feb 4, 2009
We got attacked by a community boost in January, which resulted in tons of contributions and improvements to the monster. This is for sure our biggest community release... January is usually a recovering mouth...except for the monster this year! After weeks of hard works and collaborations, here is a summary of Grizzly 1.9.5 changes logs:
on Feb 3, 2009
Migration Issue: This migration issue is related to the inheritance of client view in a session bean. Consider the following code fragment where session beans A and B exposes local business interface ( or client views using EJB 3.X specification terminology).     // Assume Foo is a local business interface           ...
on Feb 3, 2009
Supper Happy Dev House is "a premier monthly hackathon event that combines serious and not-so-serious productivity with a fun and exciting party atmosphere." The 30th monthly event was hosted at Sun Microsystem's Executive Briefing Center (aka EBC) in Menlo Park. During my short stay at Dev House, all the key characteristics of "productivity" and "party atmosphere" were indeed evident....
on Feb 3, 2009
GlassFish provides support for High Availability by creating a cluster of server instances and session state replication. This enhances the scalability and availability of your application and is a critical piece of decision making critieria when selecting an Application Server. Clustering in GlassFish Version 2 provides comprehensive introduction to clustering, high availability and load...
on Jan 30, 2009
Interested in contributing to open source ? Archana N has a recommendation for you: Flame the sparks of passion in you, Experience the world of Open Source anew. Discover your potentials as they unfold, Venture to contribute in the technologies untold. Archana N is an ex-Sun Campus Ambassador from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India. Recently she contributed on how to secure the existing EJB...
on Jan 30, 2009
Are you a student and would like to learn why GlassFish is meant for you ? Create/join a student community at and attend the GlassFish Webinar. This webinar will introduce GlassFish application server, show multiple demos that can be used to impress your colleagues/professors, and answer your questions around GlassFish. The coordinates are: Feb 3, 2009, 8:30am PT Webinar Invite...
on Jan 29, 2009
As reported earlier, Alan Vargas, the Sun Campus Ambassador at CEUI (Centro Universitario de Ixltahuaca) presented on GlassFish. The message of "GlassFish v2 - Fast, Easy, and Reliable" and "GlassFish v3 - Modular, Embeddable, and Extensible" was clearly delivered in the talk. Alan has published several useful blogs on GlassFish (in Spanish and English) recently: Pl
on Jan 28, 2009