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Masoud Kalali

Masoud Kalali has a software engineering degree and has been working on software development projects since 1998. He has experience with a variety of technologies (.NET, J2EE, CORBA, and COM+) on diverse platforms (Solaris, Linux, and Windows). His experience is in software architecture, design, and server-side development.

Masoud has published several articles at and Dzone. He has authored multiple refcards, published by Dzone, including but not limited to Using XML in Java, Java EE Security and GlassFish v3 refcardz. He is one of the founder members of NetBeans Dream Team and a GlassFish community spotlighted developer. Recently Masoud's new book, GlassFish Security has been published which covers GlassFish v3 security and Java EE 6 security.

Masoud's main area of research and interest includes service-oriented architecture and large scale systems' development and deployment and in his leisure time he enjoys photography, mountaineering and camping. Masoud's can be followed at his Twitter account.

I migrated my weblog from platform to my personal website at


kalali's blog

NetBeans 6.7 is here. Grab your copy and explore tens of new features

Posted by kalali on June 29, 2009 at 2:00 PM PDT

NetBeans 6.7 is available for download. NetBeans team decided to release more often to provide developers with new features sooner than later.

Win your Copy of Wiley's OpenSolaris Bible book

Posted by kalali on June 23, 2009 at 5:38 AM PDT

OpenSolaris can be considered both a desktop Operating system and a very stable and capable server operating system specially for enterprise scale deployments where virtualization is required in different level along with SA and high availability which are inseparable parts of an enterprise.

JMS Over HTTP using OpenMQ (Sun Java System Message Queue and HTTP tunneling)

Posted by kalali on June 19, 2009 at 1:31 PM PDT

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.

Monitoring GlassFish application server's HTTP Service using VisualVM.

Posted by kalali on March 23, 2009 at 5:40 PM PDT

Monitoring GlassFish HTTP service using VisualVM.

WSJ says: "IBM in Talks to Buy Sun". But Why would IBM buy Sun Microsystems?

Posted by kalali on March 18, 2009 at 6:51 AM PDT

The Wall Street Journal Published an article which discuss possibility of IBM buying Sun Microsystems, but why on earth should IBM take over Sun Microsystems when every product which Sun offer has a counterpart in IBM arsenal.

Experimenting replication and failover recovery (High Availability) with OpenDS 1.3 Build 1

Posted by kalali on March 16, 2009 at 6:18 AM PDT

If you do not know what OpenDS is, then you can simply learn about it by looking at its website located at But a brief description is: OpenDS is a high performance, feature rich and pure Java based, directory server which is under active development by Sun Microsystems.

Using XML in Java refcard is available for download as free as speech

Posted by kalali on December 21, 2008 at 10:36 PM PST

I wrote a new refcard for Dzone, the refcard is about using XML in java and generally covers:

Not a good design in Thinkpad T400 USB ports and some thougths on selecting an ebook readers

Posted by kalali on December 21, 2008 at 11:53 AM PST

I received my T400 some weeks ago,Sure I create the recovery DVDs and installed a brand new Ubunut 8.10 on it. But so far there are two things which make me crazy:

One suite of JSF components to rule them all

Posted by kalali on December 18, 2008 at 11:58 PM PST

Sun Microsystems and ICESoft put a joined effort to back one single JSF component suite.

Some thoughts on the JBoss AS 5 release

Posted by kalali on December 18, 2008 at 10:07 AM PST

JBoss application server 5 GA released after a very long period of silence from "JBoss, a division of Red Hat".