users@glassfish had a
discussion on what are the
key differentiators of GlassFish. This blog summarizes them. Here is a list
of distinguishing features:
Fastest open source application server (883.66,
Centralized management of clusters and instances distributed across
Microsoft .NET 3.0
Java Business Integration
and Open ESB
on Feb 5, 2008
"sakila" is the
sample database shipped with MySQL (pronounced as
my ess-kew-ell). In the context of Sun
announcing the agreement to acquire MySQL, I'd like to dedicate this entry
to show how this sample database can be exposed as a RESTful Web service
endpoint and deployed on GlassFish
Tooling Plugin (0.4.1 with Jersey
0.4) in NetBeans IDE.
Lets get started...
on Jan 24, 2008
GlassFish Registration Campaign promises exactly that! Just follow the 4
GlassFish v2 UR1 or
Java EE 5 SDK Update 4.
Install and register GlassFish (more
info around 2:33 min).
your sweepstakes entry.
Increase your chances of the sweepstakes by
telling your friends and colleagues about this sweepstakes. If
one of them wins, you...
on Jan 23, 2008
GlassFish v2 UR1 was released
earlier today (v2ur1-b09d). This is targeted to accommodate
high priority bugfixes (188 of them)! Read the official
What's new ?
branded App server
Support (learn more about it in a short screencast
by Anissa and how it is integrated in Admin Console).
This is also integrated in Java
EE SDK Update 4 Release.
If you have been...
on Dec 20, 2007
Sun Tech Days Rome 2007 was kick started by Maria Grazia
Filippini (Director General, Sun Microsystems Italy) to a room full of approx
300 audience. She was followed by Corrado Sterpetti (Software Practice Manager,
Sun Microsystems Italy). Both of them addressed the attendees in the local
language. I could not understand any part of the talk (except bongiorno) but the passion was quite visible in...
on Sep 26, 2007
Sun Tech Days
are coming to
Rome (Sep 24-25) and
This is FREE event organized by
Sun Microsystems. Basically Tech Days
are scaled down versions of Java One packed into a suitcase and brought
right to where the developers are as
described by Renita Stafford, Program Manager of Sun Tech Days.
agenda for both the venues is very comprehensive with...
on Sep 24, 2007
Sun Microsystems is a
Diamond Sponsor of
Rails Conf Europe 2007 (Sep 17 - 19). We'll demonstrate how
NetBeans 6 IDE provides a
complete development environment for Rails application
GlassFish provides a
robust and modular deployment platform
jMaki provides a
complete framework for creating
Here is list of sessions from Sun speakers:...
on Sep 13, 2007
Here are some quotes from a recent report by
Forrester Wave on the "Application
Among major vendors, Sun Microsystems Inc., has dramatically improved its
standing in this year's evaluation of applications servers for
service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) by
Forrester Research Inc.
Sun trailed the field in Forrester's 2004...
on Aug 13, 2007
Eclipse 3.3 (codename Europa) was
earlier today. As mentioned
have an exciting news for GlassFish
for Java EE developers has the capability to register GlassFish V1,
V2 and V3 containers from within the IDE. It supports web application
directory deployment and has a fully integrated debugger.
on Jun 29, 2007
earlier, Eclipse Europa was
scheduled to launch at Jun 29th, 6am PT. I decided to get up early (I'm a
morning person anyway) and watch the countdown.
And it was indeed a countdown on eclipse.org. At 6:10am PT, Europa went live!
Congratulations to the Eclipse community for yet another timed release.
Europa has a download targeted for Java EE developers
It seems like all the...
on Jun 29, 2007
Eclipse Europa is launching
tomorrow and we have an exciting news for you.
Stay tuned ...
on Jun 28, 2007
discussion happened on
Forums where a user asked for pros/cons for GlassFish vs JBoss. A
explained his reasons to choose GlassFish over JBoss. Here are they key
Admin GUI and CLI alone are true differentiators.
Java EE5 with EJB3 is much better to work with and GlassFish is JavaEE5
compatible, of course it's the Reference Implementation as well....
on Jun 25, 2007
Two more days
remaining and you could be the lucky winner of this 52" LCD HD TV.
Here is what you need to do:
Download and install
Java EE 5 SDK
Update3 Preview or
new and exciting features
Blog about it and
provide a link to your blog.
There are lots of cool and exciting features (Clustering, Load
Balancing, Web Services...
on Jun 13, 2007
recent article from Sun provides you the
history, the current state and future direction of
GlassFish. Hopefully, you'll find
answers to the following questions:
What is GlassFish ? How it has evolved ?
Is GlassFish just a reference implementation ? Can it be used in
Isn't it just a Sun project ?
Can I buy support for GlassFish ?
What kind of Performance can I expect...
on Jun 12, 2007