A brand-new article on developers.sun.com, Managing and Monitoring Sun Java System Application Server 8.1, outlines the server's management architecture and describes the tools and APIs that help you perform those two important tasks.
Here is a noteworthy tip from Prakash Narayan, an engineering manager of the Sun Java Studio Enterprise development team:
Wanna find out whether an application developed with Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 runs on application servers that are compatible with the J2EE platform?
A recent thread on the Sun Java Studio Enterprise Forum records an unanimous clamoring for Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 to run on Mac OS X, along with various tips.
In a recent article, Sun Bullish on Service Biz Potential, internetnews.com reports the thoughts of Don Grantham, Sun EVP, and Dan Mahoney, chief research and client officer at Forrester Research.
Given that guarantees are a myth, solutions that ensure availability in case of server failures afford productivity, not to mention peace of mind.
In a previous blog, I alluded to the free membership at Sun Developer Network (SDN).
A home base of California does make me in many ways U.S.-centric even though I collaborate with colleagues around the globe off and on. So, while vacationing in Hong Kong in the past two weeks, it was at first a little surprising yet also gratifying to hear folks comment about Sun.
Hot news for application developers in Europe: Sun will premier Sun Java Studio Enterprise 8 at JavaPolis 2005. That convention, dubbed the European Java climax of the year, will be held between December 12-16 in Antwerp, Belgium and promises to attract an impressive attendance at a low entry fee of only 300 Euro.
Off the press recently is the first Technology Preview Release of the next-generation Sun Java Studio Enterprise IDE, complete with an installer, code samples, and README. This new series of releases focuses on service-oriented architecture (SOA), which is all the rage in the IT community nowadays.
In a newly published article, Namespaces in XML Schemas, Part 1: An Introduction, Chris Webster, a Sun Java Studio Enterprise engineer, and I explain the basic principles with examples.