What's new in Payara Server 164?

14 Nov 2016

Another quarter, another release! After an eventful 2016, November brings with it the final release of the year for Payara Server. This year, we've seen new services like Request Tracing and Health Check added, as well as the Slow SQL logger and SQL Trace Listeners. Revisiting the version of the...

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Payara Server Rolling Upgrades

08 Sep 2016

Any project, large or small, would ultimately like to follow industry best practices, such as continuous deployment.  In order to support this, applications must be deployed early and often.  This, in turn, triggers downtime and the users get affected by it because they could be logged out of...

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Persistent EJB Timers in Payara Micro

31 Aug 2016

Payara Micro is packed with a lot of the APIs that come with Payara Server Full Profile, and even more features targeted at clustered deployments. Now, since version 163, it is also possible to use persistent EJB Timers, which are stored across your micro instances inside the distributed...

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Payara Server Lite Nodes

09 Aug 2016

As part of the new features introduced with the release of Payara Server 162, you can now form a cluster of Payara Server instances using the concept of Hazelcast “Lite Nodes”. This can help you create more flexible cluster topologies.

 

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Payara Micro - Dynamic Clustering Demo

02 Aug 2016

Take a look at this quick demo to see some of Payara Micro's  dynamic clustering capabilities. I'm running the demo without any extra tools, just Payara Micro itself. To show how Payara Micro dynamically rebalances the cluster, I used JCache and Payara Micro's --autoBindHttp feature.

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Flexible Clustering with Payara Server

05 Jul 2016

Application server clustering provides a means to make application infrastructure more robust and perform better. However, it is often very inflexible and even a small change in the cluster topology can involve serious maintenance costs. Payara Server supports a new way of clustering based on ...

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Creating a Simple Cluster with Payara Server

30 Jun 2016

GlassFish has traditionally used Project Shoal to power its clusters. Since Shoal is no longer actively maintained, Payara Server intends to replace Shoal with Hazelcast, which has the added benefit of being JCache compliant.

 

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Introduction to Payara Scales - Using Payara Scales with Amazon CloudFormation

05 May 2016

 

In the first part of this 'Introduction to Payara Scales' blog, I will give you an overview of the architecture for a Payara Scales cluster and a load balancer upfront, using Amazon CloudFormation and Amazon EC2.

 

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Flexible HA & Scalability Architectures with Payara Server

08 Feb 2016

One of the lesser known features and key benefits of Payara Server is that it provides huge flexibility when architecting topologies for High Availability and Scalability. Utilising the embedded Hazelcast Data Grid for web session and JCache clustering brings the potential of many different...

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Payara Micro Clustering

15 Jun 2015

Payara Micro is our new embedded distribution that was part of our latest release.

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