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  • A New Era for GlassFish: Source Code Migrated, and the Java EE TCK Released as Open Source

    The Eclipse Foundation recently announced two milestones in September 2018: the migration of GlassFish source code from Oracle has been completed; and the Java EE TCK is now open-sourced. Considered a major milestone for the advancement of Jakarta EE and a new era for GlassFish, “this is another step in making Jakarta EE a vehicle for innovation in cloud-native application development.”

  • Payara Foundation Releases Payara Server and Payara Micro 5.183 Featuring MicroProfile 2.0 Support

    The Payara Foundation has recently released version 5.183 of Payara Server and Payara Micro with a host of new features, upgrades, and bug fixes including full support for MicroProfile 2.0 and Java EE 8. New features include: updates to MicroProfile APIs and the Admin Console; support for the OpenID specification; and a new application deployment descriptor schema.

  • Payara Foundation Releases Payara Server 5 and Payara Micro 5

    The Payara Foundation recently released version 5 of Payara Server and Payara Micro with a host of new features and upgrades including a fresh new admin console, improvements with clustering, a new database, and support for Java EE 8 and MicroProfile 1.2. Michael Croft, Java middleware consultant at Payara, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

  • The First Nine Projects Proposed for EE4J

    As part of the process to transition Oracle Java EE 8 and GlassFish technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, the first nine projects have been proposed to ultimately be included in the Eclipse Enterprise for Java (EE4J). Dmitry Kornilov, senior software development manager at Oracle, and Michael Milinkovich, executive director at the Eclipse Foundation, spoke to InfoQ about these new projects.

  • Oracle Looking to Move Java EE to Open Source Foundation

    Oracle is planning to move leadership and ongoing development of the Java EE platform to an open source foundation. The move will follow the next release, JEE 8, which is due out this summer.

  • Java EE 8 Survey Last Call

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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