By jmccabe on Aug 18, 2006
I have just sat through a presentation where the phrase "paradigm shift" was used three times in twenty minutes. Gah.
Sun Java System Web Server 7 Technology Preview 2 has been released. Lots of bug fixes, particularly in the Administration interface. The Pattern Matching feature is now documented as well.
Update to the latest release and send us your feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org or on the Web Server forum.
Just a quick note that I stumbled across another article with information about running PHP with our Sun Java System Web Server (née Sun ONE Web Server; iPlanet Web Server; Netscape Enterprise Server). Could offer some more information to the curious administrator:
Several years ago a photograph that I took was used in a documentary. Being conscientious folk they placed in their credits links back to my web site. Unfortunately they didn't have me proof the link before they pressed a couple thousand DVDs, and the URL was wrong.
What to do?
Just create some simple "virtual server" redirects and hang them off my default Virtual Server.[Read More]
An untidy errors log makes me grumpy. An errors log filled with thousands of 404s from robots trying to find common CGIs (or other apps) that they can hijack really annoys me. So similar to how I block requests for direct-linked images, I also simply abort requests that hit common Bad URIs.[Read More]
Web Server 7 has just entered its public Technology Preview. All kinds of goodness in here:
I'd write more but am late for JavaOne. Go! Download! Break it and send us email (email@example.com) telling us what you did!
A criticism that we often get for our web server is that it “does not support PHP, but Apache does.” This has made me spend a lot of time explaining that Apache does not support PHP, but that PHP supports Apache and many other web servers (including ours) via native APIs (MOD, NSAPI, ISAPI, etc) in addition to more generic APIs (CGI, FastCGI, etc)[Read More]