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As systems administrators, application logs are often the key to our success, but also our biggest hassle. They provide clues to what’s going on when things go awry, and in those situations more detail is generally better. But when you don’t actually know something is wrong, and just w...
One of the features in GridGain’s In-Memory Data Platform that often goes unspoken for is ability to launch multiple GridGain nodes in the single JVM. Now, as trivial as it sounds… can you start multiple JBoss or WebLogic or Infinisnap or Gigaspaces or Coherence or (gulp) Hadoop ...
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When JBoss 7 was released, those familiar with earlier versions were taken by surprise – many familiar features were gone or completely redesigned. For instance, the JMX Console – a long-time staple of JBoss administration – was missing. While RedHat says JMX is still supported, their ...
Red Hat has been making steady progress toward what is shaping up as a fairly interesting cloud strategy. Building on their Deltacloud API abstraction layer and their CloudForms IaaS software, a hybrid cloud model is starting to emerge. Add to this their OpenShift PaaS system, and you...
Former JBoss Executive to Drive Growth and Momentum in EuropeWOBURN, MA and CLOUD COMPUTING WORLD FORUM, LONDON, UK - June 12, 2012 - CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced that Michel Goossens, former vice president EMEA for Red Hat (...
Java™ Developers Enjoy One-Click Access to Additional Cloud Services from within the CloudBees PlatformParis, France - June 6, 2012 - CloudBees, Inc., the Java Platform as a Service (PaaS) innovation leader, today announced the addition to the CloudBees Partner Ecosystem of sever...
Introduction The Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition beginning with version 5.0, supports JMX 1.2 and JMX Remote API 1.0, which is now the official JMX reference implementation. It includes significant monitoring and management features which can be divided into three broad categories.
Recently, we have been talking a lot about JMX – especially about using the Monitis JMX Agent to monitor your JBoss server. As I mentioned in my previous post, in JBoss 6.x and earlier versions, the JMX web console and the JMX connector do not require authentication. This obvious...
In the last post of the series, we saw how to use the Monitis JMX agent to collect JDBC connection pool metrics from JBoss. While the connection pool performance is often the most important thing to monitor, there are a multitude of other metrics available in JBoss that are worth explo...
Webinars, seminars and summit passes (all in one place!)   APRIL 2012   Savor New Ideas with Unitiv's Brown-Bag Seminars Why the Future of the Cloud is Open Get Started on the Cloud...at No Charge! Gather ...
CloudBees Extends Its Support for the Jenkins Community with Enterprise Plugins to Help Manage Large Numbers of Jobs, Backup Jenkins to the Cloud, Detect Wasted Minutes, Unify Credential Management and Diagnose File Error ProblemsLondon UK and PARIS, FRANCE - April 17, 2012 - CloudBees...
In a previous article we introduced the JBoss JMX monitoring capabilities and the Monitis JMX agent. Since most JEE web applications store data in relational databases accessed through JDBC, and the database is the most frequently cited source of performance bottlenecks,  let’s t...
With an objective to deliver an end-to-end cloud data security solution based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux to Red Hat customers, Porticor – a company offering cloud data security solutions – recently joined the Red Hat Innovate program. By joining the Red Hat Innovate program, Porticor ...
Porticor®, the leading cloud data security company delivering the only cloud-based data encryption solution that infuses trust into the cloud by ensuring customer keys are never exposed, today announced it has joined the Red Hat Innovate™ program, enabling Porticor to leverage the powe...
HBase is a distributed, NoSQL, open-source database, initially conceived as an open-source alternative to Google’s proprietary BigTable. Originally, HBase was part of the Hadoop project, but was eventually spun off as a subproject. Given this legacy, it is not surprising that mos...
New Supported PowerBuilder Features Support the encoding argument for DataWindow SaveAs function and File functions. Support CSV file type for ImportFile function. Support more Section 508 properties: AccessibleName, AccessibleDescription, & AccessibleRole properties of PB controls ...
MARCH 2012 EVENTS Race to "Get Thin" with HP and Unitiv There is no better time to make the move to next-generation storage. Find out how hundreds of customers have reduced their storage capacity requirements by 50% or more.March 7: Birmingham, ALBarber Vintage Motorsports MuseumRegist...
In a previous post titled Hyped Cloud Technologies
Sasha Piskun is Tiggr’s Chief Architect. Sasha recently moved to Exadel’s Concord office from Exadel’s Donetsk office in Ukraine. He has many years of experience designing and building large enterprise applications. We are very happy to have him in Concord where he leads Tiggr developm...
CA Technologies and the Ponemon Institute recently released the results of the second part of our two-part cloud security survey. The first survey focused on the security views of cloud consumers; this survey focuses on the security perspectives of cloud providers. Taken together the t...
One of the strengths of the Vordel XML Gateway is the ability of the product to be extended using Java. You can do this in two ways: JavaScript and through writing custom Filters. The really clever part about how the XML Gateway is engineered is
One blogger wrote the following,  “The startup time (on my crappy laptop) of the latest JBoss application server is only 28 seconds”.  I’m not going to talk about JBoss here though. I didn’t like “on my crappy laptop” part.  I don&rsqu...
It was an honor to attend and present at Devoxx 2010 for the first time this year. A big thank you to Stephan Janssen and his team. I presented Mobile Development Choices: Native Apps vs Web Apps, you can view the slides here. I arrived in Antwerp, Belgium Wednesday morning (November 1...
Now that RichFaces 3.3.3 is out, plus JBoss Tools 3.1 was released in March, let me show you the easiest way to start with RichFaces and Tomcat 6. This doesn’t involve Maven. I’ll write a post about Maven and RichFaces some other time. The following steps assume you have J...
Red Hat recently released their updated SQA platform with JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5.0. MOre information here – http://www.theserverside.com/news/thread.tss?thread_id=59785 I’ve used other ESB’s including Mule, ServiceMix, Sonic etc. I think its a lot easier to integrate wit...
Did you ever need to know or display RichFaces version or revision when running your application? It’s rather easy to do. RichFaces registers VersionBean bean under a4j name which can give you that information. <h:panelGrid columns="2"> <h:outputText value...
JBoss Tools team released JBoss Tools version 3.1 this week. It’s the best IDE for doing enterprise Java development with JSF, RichFaces, Seam, JPA, Hibernate more. You now get JSF2 as well as CDI support. You may or may not have known but over 50% of code in JBoss Tools is being...
A year ago I attended a session at Cloud Expo in New York. The presenting company told the audience that “cloud exploration services” were now available. Enterprises could purchase these packaged services to discuss, probably at length, how to identify candidate applications for cloud ...
If you are using Actuate's JSAPI to run BIRT reports and you wish to pass parameters from a SEAM component this can be done very easily. In addition you can combine SEAM remoting with the JSAPI to do some interesting things. For example assume we create a SEAM component that retrieves ...
Oracle Technology Network published sample chapter SOA Management (Oracle Service Bus) of my Middleware Management book.You can access the chapter at http://www.oracle.com/technology/books/pdfs/sample-soa-management.pdfThis book covers management of both Oracle Fusion Middleware (WebLo...
Nice to see some initiative on a open source BPMS. Runa WFE is an OpenSource BPMS system, based on JBoss jBPM core. It is a cross-platform end user solution for business process development and execution. More information at – http://sourceforge.net/projects/runawfe
I coauthored another book Middleware Management with Oracle Enterprise Manager with Arvind Maheshwari. This covers managing both Oracle Fusion Middleware and non-Oracle Middleware such as IBM WebSphere, JBoss, Microsoft Middleware with Oracle Enterprise Manager.
We were at this week’s RedHat Summit/JBoss World show in Chicago to announce that the SecureSpan line is now fully certified against the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform. We’ve seen increasing use of JBoss in our engagements, so this endorsement is important for both Layer 7 a...
In this article I will illustrate how you could install and setup BlazeDS in a JBoss AS 5 application server instance. A number of new developers have difficulty installing and setting up BlazeDS in JBoss. I hope this article will provide answers to their questions and also help all th...
Check out this cool screen shot of our JavaFX server-side push demo. The back-end is Seam. Server-side push is implemented with Flamingo. You can drag and drop servers into the rectangles to get live updates. We will be showing this demo at JBoss World 2009 in Chicago in September. I&...
I had a call with Nati Shalom, CTO of GigaSpaces this morning to discuss their announcement of their XAP (eXtreme Application Platform) 7.0 release.  XAP is like JBoss or WebSphere on steroids with lots of support for scaling out and leveraging today's multi-core server environment.  T...
I already listened to a couple of talks on the cloud. The whole cloud topic start to grow up, meaning more and more application scenarios for the cloud are appearing.
One of my friends commented: “Java is no longer cool! Not hot either! What is the current state of enterprise Java?” First it was .Net and then came a bonanza of scripting languages such as Ruby. All these technologies were there to eclipse the popularity of Java and J2EE. The hypes f...