Tuesday Jun 26, 2012

Hands-on GlassFish FREE Course covering Deployment, Class Loading, Clustering, etc.

René van Wijk, an Oracle ACE Director and a prolific blogger at middlewaremagic.com has shared contents of a FREE hands-on course on GlassFish.

The course provides an introduction to GlassFish internals, JVM tuning, Deployment, Class Loading, Security, Resource Configuration, and Clustering.

The self-paced hands-on instructions guide through the process of installing, configuring, deploying, tuning and other aspects of application development and deployment on GlassFish.

GlassFish Server Course

The complete course material is available here.

This course can also be taken as a paid instructor-led course. The attendees will get their own VM and will have plenty of time for Q&A and discussions. Register for this paid course.

Oracle Education also offers a similar paid course on Oracle GlassFish Server 3.1: Administration and Deployment.

Monday Oct 24, 2011

Being built on OSGi can take you further

Luminis' Paul Bakker has just posted a screencast showing how GlassFish can be provisioned and deployed to Amazon's EC2 with the Apache ACE project.

In this demo Paul takes advantage of the OSGi nature of GlassFish to provision and deploy a Web Archive Bundle (WAB) using JAX-RS as one of the Java EE 6 features offered with the application server.

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This page has all the details on OSGi Enterprise support including a link to the OSGi Application Development Guide.

The nice thing about open source is that people take the technology in unexpected/unplanned directions.