Wednesday Mar 14, 2012

GlassFish 3.1.2 - Which Platform(s)?

Now that GlassFish 3.1.2 has been released, we can look at the updated list of supported platforms: operating systems and JVMs.

Operating Systems (in no order of preference :) -
• AIX 6.1, 7.1
• Solaris 11 Sparc and x86
• Solaris 10 Update 7 Sparc and x86
• Oracle Linux 4, 5
• RHEL 4, 5
• Windows 2008 R2
• Windows 7
• Windows XP SP3
• SLES 10, 11
• Ubuntu 11.04 (Developer Support Only)
• MacOS X 10.7.1 (Developer Support Only)

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JVMs :
• Oracle JDK 1.6.0 u29 and beyond
• Oracle JDK 1.7.0 u2 and beyond
• Apple JDK 1.6.0_24 and beyond
• JRockit 28.2.2
• IBM JDK 6 and JDK 7

The official information is available in the Oracle GlassFish 3.1.2 certification matrix and also includes browser, database certifications and more.

Thursday Nov 03, 2011

Oracle Solaris 11 launching Nov. 9th

It's finally time to ship the next version of Solaris, Oracle Solaris 11, and this will happen next week in New York City on November 9th, 2011.

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Make sure you register for the live event.

Update: make sure you read the 11 Reasons Why Oracle Solaris 11 11/11 Isn't Being Released on 11/11/11.

Saturday Feb 28, 2009

ZFS and more in Hudson

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Kohsuke has added several OS-specific features to Hudson, including authentication on Unix using the OS-specific identity/groups and remote Windows slave management. Hudson can also now switch its workspace to a ZFS file system.

ZFS support is a precursor to additional features like better backups and faster clean builds and matrix builds. It will be interesting to see whether these features increase noticeably the market share of Solaris and OpenSolaris as Hudson platforms. More details in Kohsuke's note.

Monday Oct 08, 2007

NOTD - GlassFish on AIX

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As explained in this wiki page, support for the AIX operating system is one of the major goals. Some people have offered testing on AIX.

If you're interested in testing it as well, AIX nightly downloads are here.