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Most popular application servers

This is the second post in the series where we publish statistical data about the Java installations. The used dataset originates from free Plumbr installations out there totalling 1,024 different environments we have collected during the past six months. First post in the series analyzed the foundation – on what OS the JVM is run, whether it is a 32 ...

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Running Drools 5.4.0 Final as a JBoss AS 7 module

Drools 5 introduces the Business Logic integration Platform which provides a unified and integrated platform for Rules, Workflow and Event Processing. It’s been designed from the ground up so that each aspect is a first class citizen, with no compromises. Drools 5 has splitted up into 4 main sub projects: Drools Guvnor (BRMS/BPMS) Drools Expert (rule engine) Drools Flow (process/workflow) ...

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Spring3 + JPA2 + Java EE6 App Server = Confusion Over Configuration

Spring is great, JavaEE6 is great and latest JavaEE6 Application servers are also great. This post is not a rant on Spring Vs JavaEE6, but my experience of porting a Spring3+JPA2(Hibernate) application on JBoss AS-7.1 App Server. My application requirement is very simple: Developing a couple of SOAP based webservices using Spring3.1 and JPA2(Hibernate) and host it on JBoss AS ...

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JBoss AS 7 classloading explained

This is a sample chapter taken from JBoss AS 7 Configuration Deployment and Administration book edited by Francesco Marchioni who is running a JBoss focused portal named mastertheboss.com. As mandated by Java EE specifications, an application server should ideally give its deployed applications the freedom to use whatever utility library and whatever version of it, regardless of the presence of ...

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JBoss Core Java Web Services

This blog post deals with Web Services. Well, to be more exact, it deals with ‘plain’ java web services on JBoss. That means we are going to create a web service without any additional frameworks (like CXF, Axis etc.). JBoss it self provides support for web services. So if you are really trying to build basic web service (or if ...

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JBoss AS 7: Custom Login Modules

JBoss AS 7 is neat but the documentation is still quite lacking (and error messages not as useful as they could be). This post summarizes how you can create your own JavaEE-compliant login module for authenticating users of your webapp deployed on JBoss AS. A working elementary username-password module provided. Why to use Java EE standard authentication? Java EE security ...

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Cost of Ownership Analysis: Oracle WebLogic Server vs. JBoss

A very interesting whitepaper by Crimson Consulting Group comparing the cost of ownership between Weblogic and JBoss. Although JBoss is free, the whitepaper has serious claims that on the long run Weblogic is cheaper. Although, this study was sponsored by Oracle, it seems to be very serious and definitely is worthy of a look. Below some interesting parts from the whitepaper: JBoss costs ...

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Book Review: JBoss AS 7: Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

I eagerly accepted Packt Publishing‘s invitation to review JBoss AS 7: Configuration, Deployment, and Administration because it has been several years since I last used JBoss and I was curious to learn more about JBoss AS 7. I have already written about my First Impressions of Book ‘JBoss AS 7 Configuration, Deployment and Administration’ and in this post I review ...

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JBoss AS 7 EJB3 Pools Configuration

Now that AS 7.0.1 has been released, let’s take a look at what new EJB3 features are available. Like I mentioned in my previous post, AS 7.0.1 now allows you to configure pools for your stateless session beans and MDBs. Currently we allow configuring the pools at the subsystem level, which means that the pool will be applicable for all ...

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