Tuesday Jun 10, 2008

Configuring Java2DB with GlassFish

One of the objectives of quality blog is to provide configuration tips, to enable users to deploy their applications quickly.

Ming has an easy way of configuring Java2DB with GlassFish V2, please check his latest blog on it

He has attached his application and the test case to examine the basic datatypes, please download his application and test the basic functionality


Monday Jun 09, 2008

EJB Availability in GlassFish

As you know, GlassFish is Free, Open Source, Production ready, enterprise-quality Java EE 5 application server that offers advanced clustering, centralized administration, and best-in-class performance built by the GlassFish community.

EJB Availability is an enterprise class feature available in GlassFish

Most important thing is, its Zero Configuration to make GlassFish highly available ( Download bits).

In this blog from Vivek , you will see the EJB Availability functionality in action, he is also offering the source code for his sample application, application ear file, steps for end to end application deployment/execution, troubleshooting information and much more. He has nicely explained the configuration details for making your application highly available on a GlassFish cluster


Thursday Jun 05, 2008

GlassFish and Solaris Trusted Extensions

Solaris Trusted Extensions is one of the Most wanted features for enterprise customers, and GlassFish Enterprise customers also have a demand for it.

Jagadesh has the answer to this, Yes! Now we do have a way on How to Configure Solaris Trusted Extensions and run GlassFish Application Server

Trusted Extensions software package is a layered product on top of the Solaris operating system.

Trusted Extensions provides special security features that enable an organization to define and implement a security policy on a Solaris system. A security policy is the set of rules and practices that help protect information and other resources, such as computer hardware, at your site. Typically, security rules handle such issues as who has access to which information or who is allowed to write data to a removable media.

Jagadesh and Shaline have written this informative blog on How to Configure Solaris Trusted Extensions and run GlassFish Application Server


N1SPS Plugin for GlassFish

Sun N1 Service Provisioning System simplifies application life-cycle management by rapidly provisioning business services across heterogeneous environments. Customers can provision the entire software stack, from operating system to application, from a single Web console

The N1SPS Plug-In for Sun Java System Application Server makes it easy to install, configure, and manage application server installations across your enterprise.

Here is one great article on N1SPS Plug-In for Sun Java System Application Server

But One thing to make sure is, please use Package based Sun Java System Application Server bits

There are numerous blogs on N1SPS Plug-In for GlassFish Application Server

Blogs on Application Server N1SPS Plugin:

N1SPS Resources:

Thanks to Sreeni on the tip


Wednesday Jun 04, 2008

Virtualization by Rudolf

Virtualization is the new buzz word of IT world

Lots of companies are moving towards Virtualization, to get benefits of hardware optimization, save energy, secured environment, save money, save lab space etc

Rudolf has the Passion towards Virtualization

He also has a great workshop on Solaris on Amazon EC2


Monday Jun 02, 2008

GlassFish and OpenSolaris

Please check Homer's blog on how to get GlassFish from OpenSolaris

Making things simple and easy to use is Homer's philosophy

Keep visiting his blog page, he will have entries around his theme


Thursday May 29, 2008

Monitoring memory growth in GlassFish

Scratching your head to fix memory growth?

Yes, it is very serious issue, could cause server crash,hang or OutOfMemory, if left undiagnosed.

Here is a Diagnostic blog from Meena, on how to monitor memory growth in GlassFish

This will give you initial hints of memory growth, later you can drill down on analysing heap and memory profiling


Wednesday May 28, 2008

JRuby/Rails with JPA on Glassfish V3 with Eclipse Link

JRuby/Rails by default uses ActiveRecords package for the purposes of Object Relational Mapping (ORM). JPA is a JavaEE ORM technology and the advantage of JPA is its pluggability. Modeling class and database migration in Rails is what Entity class and persistence provider does in JavaEE.

The TP2 of GlassFish V3 was released just before 2008 JavaONE and the default persistence provider of V3 is Eclipse Link. It'll be interesting to see how easy it is to use JPA in a classic blog rails application. Here is Ming's Blog demo application for GlassFish V3 (with MySQL) and Eclipse Link.


Friday May 23, 2008

Kazem Ardekanian's illustrations and cartoons

We would like to invite you to look at GlassFish and its technologies through an artistic medium in Kazem Ardekanian's illustrations and cartoons.


Thursday May 22, 2008

Sony's blog on Converged HTTP Session in a SailFin Cluster

Multiple SIP and Converged HTTP Session in a SailFin Cluster

Yes I know, its all about keywords

SailFin Cluster can be configured with Converged Load-Balancer(CLB), SIP and HTTP requests for a SAS are processed by the same back-end instance. This is achieved by using consistent hash routing policy and appropriate Data Centric Rules (DCR) for extracting the hash key

Sony has the blog to simplify all these keywords of cutting edge technologies


Wednesday May 21, 2008

60 seconds to configure MySQL with WebSynergy

Craving for cool technologies? You are at the right blog...

WebSynergy is Sun's next generation web aggregration and presentation platform. This platform includes developer tooling and an enterprise grade presentation runtime based on GlassFish V3, Liferay Portal Server Out of the box, WebSynergy comes with HSQL.

This blog from Siddesh shows how easy it is to configure WebSynergy to work with MySQL

He also has a screencast to show the configuration changes


Tuesday May 20, 2008

Aditya's SAT Framework

How would you automate a GUI test and still run from command line, along with your other functional tests

Sounds interesting right? - This is our SAT framework

This framework is created using ANT, TestNG and Selenium.
Through this framework, an user will be able to create an automated GUI test case that can be executed in a single command.

Different frameworks used are as follows:
Selenium: This framework is needed for recording a testcase, exporting it into Java, and executing it on a browser
TestNG: This framework is used to organize different tests, and to report results.
ANT: provides the glue to hold everything together, and execute basic commands.

For details, please check Aditya's blog here


Monday May 19, 2008

GlassFish, MySQL and MacOS

GlassFish, MySQL and Mac OS – Yes, they are all very interesting keywords

How about a combo of these?

Please Check Alex's blog on a simple setup for this combo


Friday May 16, 2008

Satya on Software Quality

Please check Satya's blogs on Software Quality. He has wealth of industry expertise in Software Quality

Stay tuned, He will have series of blogs on Software Quality industry


Thursday May 15, 2008

Memory/CPU Profiling: Configuring JProfiler for GlassFish - Meena's Blog

Want to do Memory/Thread/CPU Profiling for GlassFish?

Its not as hard as it appears, an easy way to do it is shown here

Here is a nice blog from Meena


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