Tuesday Oct 14, 2008

HTTPS Selenium with GlassFish and SocialSite

Here is one more great blog from Davis – HTTPS Selenium with GlassFish and SocialSite

This blog illustrates the HTTPS configuration details on GlassFish and SocialSite, the blog also has step by step details on how to use this combination with selenium and testng tools

Its a very informative and technical blog, Thanks to Davis for posting it

TAGS: glassfish v2

Friday Sep 05, 2008

PHP, GlassFish V3 and Netbeans 6.5

Here is one great blog from Davis – PHP on GlassFish V3 using Netbeans 6.5

PHP is a server side scripting language, embedded in HTML

Netbeans 6.5 is latest version IDE from Netbeans, it comes with GlassFish V3 Prelude application server

He has included very simple steps, please try it out

Ofcourse FishCAT is still open, and you could use the above combination and file as many issues as you want !

As Judy says, Happy FishCATting !

TAGS: glassfish v3

Wednesday Jul 16, 2008

GlassFish V3 TP2, Liferay and OpenSSO

I am sure you want to be using the latest versions of GlassFish and Portal softwares in a secured environment

Ajit's blog does exactly the same, he has GlassFish V3 (known for modularity, extensibility, and embeddability ), latest Liferay source and latest OpenSSO build.

Please check Sahoo's one pager on GlassFish V3 Modularization using OSGi

Liferay is an open source portal and Sun is using Liferays codebase and contributing Sun features.  The project name for the same is Websynergy. OpenSSO is an open source  project for single sign on.  This blog describes how to integrate Liferay with OpenSSO on Glassfish V3 TP2


Tuesday Jul 15, 2008

Tech Tip on Tracing database operations

In this blog we are going to give a Tech tip on tracing database operations using an Open source tool called P6SPY

We do see lot of performance bottlenecks in database operations. Tracing these botttlenecks is an important task in optimizing database operations. This information can help you fine tune the database calls that the application makes and in this way improve the application's performance. This Tech Tip from Jagadish will help demonstrate how to use a tool called P6SPY to trace the database requests issued by an application running with the GlassFish v2 application server. Here we learn how to trace SQL statements from an application that uses GlassFish's JDBC Connection Pool.

TAGS: glassfish tuning

Wednesday Jul 09, 2008

GlassFish plugin for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede

GlassFish plugin version 1.0.4 has been released. This plugin works for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede

Davis has a blog on details of this release, please check it out

Here is Arun's blog on configuration.

Also, please post your comments/reviews/questions

TAGS: glassfish

Monday Jul 07, 2008

GlassFish for Enterprise

GlassFish has a great adoption from developers, there are 4.5 million downloads in just one year, read the featured article

GlassFish has vibrant community, you can post your questions to user forums

Since there are so many downloads, installations and configurations by the GlassFish community, the GlassFish has gone through various testing on all permutations and combinations of hardware and operating systems. So you would not find basic issues for sure. Also, there is wealth of GlassFish knowledge base online. If you get stuck, just do google “GlassFish issue” , I am almost certain you will get your answers

GlassFish has Enterprise features and is ready for production use, in this blog I am going to give some links on GlassFish enterprise features

You can download GlassFish here, follow quick start guide

You can play with admin console and get yourself comfortable with GlassFish features and you will know how easy to use them, deploy sample applications make changes, redeploy, experiment various deployment options

If you need clustering support, follow these instructions for setup. This is our HA architecture. Kedar also has a nice screencast here.

A great technical article on GlassFish clustering is here

We also have High Availability administration guide

GlassFish has two mechanisms for high availability of session data. The first is in-memory, GlassFish is configured to in-memory by default

If you need 5 9's of availability, please use enterprise bits with HADB support

GlassFish supports Software Loadbalancer and Hardware Loadbalancer

Use the GlassFish Enterprise bits to install loadbalancer plugin, we have automated install and configuration of loadbalancer plugin, here is the documentation

Did I confuse you with GlassFish and GlassFish enterprise bits? I hope not, if I have done, here is the differences in the bits

If you need SSL, yes GlassFish comes with Out-of-box support for SSL, here is how you can use it

Interested in Singe Sign On? yes we do have an answer for it

Looking for some references, our adoption stories can assist you.

Looking for an ISV for GlassFish, yes GlassFish has a very successful Partner Program

If you are going for production, and you need timely support from Sun for your mission critical applications, you can buy commercial support for GlassFish


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Friday Jun 27, 2008

OpenSource and Total Cost Of Ownership


GlassFish application server is Free of Cost for Production Deployments. With very little cost for support, GlassFish application server will bring down Total cost of ownership.

Today Sun Microsystems Releases New GlassFish and MySQL Offering To Provide Customers With Unlimited Deployments of Enterprise Class Application Server and Database Software.

Please read Sriram's blog for more details on OpenSource and Total Cost of Ownership


Thursday Jun 26, 2008

Tip on Windows Prompting

On Windows Vista or 2008, you might have seen the prompts asking your permission to do various tasks.

The easiest way to put an end to the prompts and have programs, such as GlassFish, installed and ran as a user different than Administrator on Windows Vista or 2008, is to turn off UAC - User Account Control. Lidia has a blog on this, its one of our tricks of the trade


Tuesday Jun 24, 2008

Configuring Loadbalancer on Apache

Configuring loadbalancer on apache and getting it to work with GlassFish has been a very interesting topic, as well as Most frequently asked question

Smitha has this blog to help users in configuring loadbalancer on apache

The steps are very detailed, with actual commands, so users can just copy/paste for most cases


GlassFish V3 TP2 Refresh is here

GlassFish V3 TP2 Refresh bits are here

Nolan has this informative blog to give easy steps for installation and also some tips,tricks of the trade and trouble shooting information

Its one of our “How To” blog, please check it out.

The blog is written by quality owner of GlassFish V3 installer, his rich experience is reflected in this blog

Sathyan also has a blog on this


Monday Jun 23, 2008

Why GlassFish?

It is a tough choice for companies to decide on a particular software, there are so many competitive products in the market. Open source software is one of the choice, they too offer a great feature set, ease of use and a highly scalable enterprise class softwares

Obviously open source choices they make need to meet the requirements of the organization. There are few questions that haunt them before they make a choice to open source, and please check Sriram's blog on what the GlassFish application server has to offer


Wednesday Jun 18, 2008

OpenPortal on SSL instance of GlassFish

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Trasport Layer Security (TLS) are cryptographic protocols that provide secure layer communication in the internet. The two are refered by the term SSL and are supported by GlassFish.

Ajit has this blog on how to Install OpenPortal 7.2 on SSL instance of GlassFish

GlassFish uses JSSE (Java Secured Socket Extension) for SSL implementation and JKS for keystore.

The steps described in the blog work for GlassFish V2 and GlassFish V3 TP2


Sunday Jun 15, 2008

Security in GlassFish

Jagadesh is our technical expert on Security. He also has great deal of knowledge on SailFin and many other things.

He has this informative blog on security documentation in GlassFish, this could be your one stop on Security in GlassFish

Please post your questions/comments to his blog, he has depth of security knowledge, lets leverage it !


GlassFish V2 Derby and Eclipse IDE

In this pictorial blog, Davis has explained, How to connect to GlassFish V2 Derby from Eclipse IDE

The instructions are very easy to try, since Davis has many screenshots in this blog

Davis also has a very good screencast on connecting GlassFish V3 and NetBeans 6.x

Friday Jun 13, 2008

Zephyr: Test Management

Zephyr is a Test Management company. In Satya's latest blog on Software Quality, he has shared his thoughts on the Zephyr presentation by Samir Shah. This is our entry on the Quality Industry News


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