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Java EE 8 Survey Last Call

by Victor Grazi on  Mar 11, 2014 1

Oracle announces the third final survey on Java EE 8, the next version of Java Enterprise Edition, and the Glassfish reference implementation.

GlassFish Commercial Edition is Dead

by Bienvenido David on  Nov 07, 2013 2

Oracle has recently announced the Java EE and GlassFish Server Roadmap update. On June 12, 2013, Java EE 7 was released, along with GlassFish Server Open Source Edition 4. This week, Oracle has stated that there will be no commercially supported versions of GlassFish 4. GlassFish 4 is the Java EE 7 reference implementation, and is the only Java EE 7 certified application server.

GlassFish 4.0 Technology Roundup

by Victor Grazi on  Jul 11, 2013 1

Oracle Corporation released GlassFish Open Source Edition 4.0, what they are branding as the "World's first Java EE 7 Application Server".

Major Denial of Service Vulnerability Affects Most Web Servers

by Jonathan Allen on  Jan 03, 2012 10

Security researcher Alexander Klink and Julian Wälde revealed a serious vulnerability that until recently affected the vast majority of web server. The attack only requires a single HTTP request that is specially designed to create hash code collisions in POST form data. When first discovered this attack affected Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, and ASP.NET, but vendors have been working on patches.

GlassFish Server 3.1 Supports JavaEE 6 Web Profile & Full Platform, Clustering and High Availability

by Srini Penchikala on  Mar 22, 2011 4

The latest version of GlassFish application server supports JavaEE 6 Web Profile & Full Platform, improved OSGi support, clustering and high availability. Oracle recently released version 3.1 of commercial (Oracle GlassFish Server) and community (GlassFish Server Open Source Edition) versions of the server. New release also provides centralized administration and improved JDBC monitoring.

Mobile, JavaFX Emphasized at JavaOne Keynote. JavaFX Script is Dropped

by Tim Cull on  Sep 21, 2010 12

At Monday's JavaOne keynote in San Francisco, Oracle EVP Thomas Kurian highlighted Oracle's plans for the Java platform with a three-year roadmap and demos of JavaFX and other technologies. Elsewhere it announced plans for JavaFX 2.0 and the decision to drop JavaFX Script.

Whither the GlassFish Gem? Alternatives for Deploying JRuby Web Applications

by Paul Blair on  Apr 21, 2010

When Oracle released its GlassFish roadmap, a notable absence was the GlassFish gem. This gem-based server for Rails, Merb, and Sinatra applications has become a common deployment option for the JRuby platform and has been widely recommended to the JRuby community. The gem allows Rails users running in multithreaded mode to take advantage of the JVM by running multiple threads per server instance.

Oracle Announces GlassFish Roadmap

by Charles Humble on  Mar 26, 2010 6

Yesterday Oracle published the roadmap for GlassFish version 3 and the news is positive. GlassFish version 3.1, expected this year, will offer centralized admin, clustering and Coherence support.

Perspectives on the Conclusion of the Oracle - Sun Acquisition

by Dio Synodinos on  Jan 29, 2010

After almost nine months of speculation and delay, Oracle has got the green light from EU which has lead to the completion of Sun’s acquisition. The announcement was followed by an all-day event were Oracle presented its future plans for the Sun technologies and platforms.

Bundle.update: OSGi in Java EE, JSR 294 Marked Inactive

by Alex Blewitt on  Dec 11, 2009 1

Since the last bundle.update, a number of interesting events have occurred in the OSGi and modular Java space. JSR 294 has been (automatically) marked as inactive, the Enterprise Expert Group has released draft 4, WebSphere will allow direct running of OSGi applications and upcoming OSGi conferences have early bird discounts and call for speakers finishing soon.

Java EE 6, Glassfish 3 and NetBeans 6.8 Released: Q&A with EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici

by Charles Humble on  Dec 10, 2009 2

Following the final approval vote for Java EE 6 last week, Sun has today released the Java EE 6 SDK, GlassFish Version 3 and NetBeans 6.8. InfoQ talks to EE 6 Specification Lead Roberto Chinnici about the significance of EE 6 for enterprise Java developers, key architectural lessons gained from working on the specification, and the future direction of the platform.

Glassfish Tools Bundle for Eclipse released

by Alex Blewitt on  Mar 24, 2009

Sun today released the GlassFish Tools Bundle for Eclipse, which provides an Eclipse environment to create and provision GlassFish applications from within Eclipse.

An ESB Vendors Evaluation by Forrester Research

by Boris Lublinsky on  Feb 16, 2009 1

Forrester Research has just released a new 171-criteria evaluation of enterprise service bus (ESB) vendors, which finds that Progress Software, Oracle, Software AG, IBM, and TIBCO Software have the most-focused ESB and service-oriented-architecture- (SOA-) related strategies, the most-mature tooling, and the greatest flexibility in deployment and configuration.

Servlet 3.0 Public Review Sparks a Debate

by Dio Synodinos on  Dec 21, 2008

JSR-315 has produced a Public Review (PR) of the Servlet 3.0 specification, accompanied by a reference implementation in the GlassFish trunk. This release has resulted in a debate around the choices that the Expert Group (EG) has taken for the next generation Servlet APIs and the whole of the Java EE 6 platform.

Kenai: Project Hosting Built on JRuby on Rails

by Mirko Stocker on  Sep 16, 2008 2

Kenai is a new project hosting platform from Sun. It offers a comprehensive set of services for open source projects, including source code management and issue-tracking, and most notably, it is built with JRuby on Rails.

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