WebLogic Server 10.3 Adds HTTP Pub/Sub Server, Optional Services Startup and FastSwap Deployment

by Srini Penchikala Follow 33 Followers on  Jan 23, 2008

WebLogic Server 10.3 technology preview released by BEA systems includes a HTTP Pub/Sub Server for web based clients to send and receive asynchronous messages over HTTP. Other new features in this release include modular server component installation and startup, and application deployments using the new "FastSwap" feature.


Oracle to Acquire BEA Systems

by Geoffrey Wiseman Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 17, 2008 7

Oracle and BEA reach an agreement wherein Oracle buys BEA's outstanding shares for ~$19. How will they resolve their product-line redundancies? Reactions are interesting and varied, and the spectre of insider trading has already been reaised.


Multiple Techniques Seek to Bring Dynamic Deployment to JEE

by Charles Humble Follow 742 Followers on  Dec 14, 2007 5

Web application developers using dynamically typed interpreted languages like PHP, Python or Ruby are used to being able to make a change in their application and see it immediately by refreshing the browser. A number of vendors are looking to improve the situation for Java with two techniques being actively researched.


WebLogic Server 10 Update: Java EE 5, Spring Pitchfork, WS-*

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  Feb 09, 2007 6

BEA has released a new tech preview of WebLogic Server 10 that passes the Java EE 5 CTS. WebLogic Server 10 uses the Kodo JPA (based on Apache OpenJPA)and also Spring's Pitchfork project to provide EJB and Java EE 5. WebLogic Server 10 adds side-by-side deployment of multi-version apps, JMS automatic failover, support for document-centric ws-standards, filtering class loaders, and more.


Interview with Jim Sherburne of BEA on WebLogic Server Virtual Edition

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 05, 2007

InfoQ recently sat down with Jim Sherburne, Director or Product Marketing for BEA's virtualization offerings to discuss BEA's virtualization strategy that was announced last month and LiquidVM, a version of the JVM that includes basic operating system capabilities and will run on a hypervisor.


Java EE 5 Development Waiting on Application Server Vendors

by Rob Thornton Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 19, 2006 5

Solution providers are holding off on Java EE 5 development until the major application server vendors release compatible updates. Dr. Dobb's reports that while Sun's Java System Application Server has support and BEA's WebLogic is close, IBM lags behind.


BEA Announces WebLogic 9.2 Platform

by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers , Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  Oct 11, 2006

BEA has announced the completion and delivery of WebLogic Platform 9.2 (Server, Portal, and Integration) that are designed to provide a unified foundation for BEA's SOA 360 platform. Kodo 4.1, Workshop, and Workshop Studio also had new releases. InfoQ summarized the new features in WL Server and Portal.


WebLogic Real Time 1.1 Provides < 30 ms latency

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  Aug 28, 2006 1

BEA has released WebLogic Real Time (WLRT) Core Edition 1.1 today, their product intended to bring Java into what has traditionally the realm of C/C++ apps. Real Time claims to have 20 millisecond average latencies and 30-millisecond maximum latency on its own benchmark application. BEA is recommending Spring as the programming model for Real Time.


WebLogic Server 9.2, Portal 9.2, Workshop on Eclipse Released

by Stu Charlton Follow 0 Followers , Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  Jul 05, 2006

BEA last week released the WebLogic 9.2 platform family of products including WebLogic Server, WebLogic Portal (which now runs on WL 9.2), and Workshop for WebLogic (now built on Eclipse for the first time).


Pitchfork: EJB 3 Interception & Injection to WebLogic using Spring

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  May 23, 2006 4

Spring 2.0 is now being used by BEA to provide EJB 3 dependency injection and interception, the result of Pitchfork, a new Spring add-on project by BEA and Interface21 that allows Spring to provide JSR 250 dependency injection and EJB style interception. WebLogic users can also use additional Spring features over the EJB spec, and Pitchfork may be used by other Java EE servers in the future.


Terracotta releases free 4 node Tomcat Session Clustering

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 30 Followers on  May 12, 2006

JVM clustering vendor Terracotta has released for free use their Terracotta Sessions for Tomcat. The product is based on their distributed shared objects (DSO) product which uses a hub and spoke architecture and can synchronize changes across nodes at the field level (instead of serialization). The license allows projects with up to 4 nodes in their cluster to use it for free.

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