Monday Jan 02, 2012

From zero to load-balanced GlassFish cluster

Bordeaux's François has a how-to entry on installing and setting up a cluster of the latest GlassFish 3.1.1 on an environment with nothing pre-installed (no java, xauth, etc.).

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This is over multiple machines, including a load-balancer tier. You should find the GlassFish clustering part to be fairly straightforward and the load-balancer part detailed, with its security/SSL configuration and management straight from the GlassFish admin server.

François also has two other GlassFish-related entries :
Using Jsp in a Jersey JAX-RS RESTful service
How to change the Glassfish server log level from command line

Monday May 16, 2011

Custom error pages, SecureJDBCRealm, more GlassFish Embedded, more Clustering how-to, and more

Markus and Sven are at it again providing detailed hands-on descriptions but this time they're joined by several other community members. Here's a tab sweep for May 17th 2011 :


Turning off default error page in GlassFish 3.x (Shing Wai)
Installer Glassfish en mode silencieux (ArKZoYD)
GlassFish 3.1 SecureJDBCRealm (Markus Eisele)
JSF 2.0, JPA 2.0 and Bean Validation on WebLogic Server (Steve)
Java EE's Advantages through Embedded GlassFish (Fachim)
Wicket, Web Services, NetBeans And GlassFish (Jeff Schwartz)
Java EE 6 + Glassfish 3.1: simplicidade + leveza = produtividade (Juliano Viana)
GlassFish 3.1 – Clustering Tutorial Part2: sessions (Sven)

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Friday Feb 20, 2009

Setting up GlassFish for production on OpenSolaris

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Installing GlassFish for developing is fairly easy and you are even given multiple options (simple JAR installer, Sun installer, IzPack-based installer, and now zip-based for v3). Installing GlassFish for production certainly needs a bit more care.

Brian Leonard over at the OpenSolaris "Observatory" blog has a recent entry on how to setup GlassFish for production use in a cluster profile. It covers installation from the update center, user setup, domain directory, and SMF service creation.

Also don't forget to read the GlassFish "Installation Guide" and "Deployment Planning Guide" from the standard documentation set.