Fine Tuning Payara Server in Production

08 Dec 2016

One of the biggest challenges when developing applications for the web is understanding how applications need to be fine-tuned when releasing them into a production environment. This is no exception for Java Enterprise applications deployed on Payara Server.

 

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CDI Scanning in Payara Server

30 Nov 2016

The capability to disable implicit CDI scanning was already added to the previous Payara Server releases but the default admin console setting was to enable it at deploy time. We have now made a change so that the value added to the deployment descriptor is the overriding setting and the admin...

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Payara Server LDAP Integration - Part 3: Extracting User Information

15 Nov 2016

In this three-parts article series I'm illustrating the implementation of the LDAP integration using a sample scenario: integrate Payara Server with a LDAP user directory and manage the authentication and authorization of a sample web application.

 

In Part 1, I showed you how to start the LDAP...

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Payara Server LDAP Integration - Part 2: Configuring Security

09 Nov 2016

See 'Part 1 - Configuring the LDAP Server' here.

 

In this three-parts article series I will illustrate the implementation of the LDAP integration using a sample scenario: integrate Payara Server with a LDAP user directory and manage the authentication and authorization of a sample web...

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Payara Server LDAP Integration - Part 1: Configuring the LDAP Server

04 Nov 2016

If you work in an organization with a robust IT department, it's very likely that you are using a LDAP server to handle your user directory information. You probably have to follow some general guidelines dictating that all web applications deployed within the organization’s infrastructure must...

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How to Set Advanced Payara Server HTTP Listener Options

19 Oct 2016

In order to fine tune a HTTP listener, the Payara Server administration console provides the means to configure a wide range of options. Besides the basic configuration available for a HTTP listener in the HTTP service section, it is also possible to set low-level configuration details in the...

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How to Contribute to Payara Server

12 Oct 2016

As you probably know, Payara Server was created as an effort to fill the gaps that Oracle left when they dropped commercial support offerings for Glassfish Open Source Edition 4.x versions. However, our goal at Payara Services is not only to fill these gaps in support, but to strengthen the...

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Using Payara Embedded as an Arquillian Container Inside IntelliJ IDEA

22 Sep 2016

With this article, I'm going to integrate Payara Embedded with Arquillian by having it defined inside a sample Maven based application - source code available here - which employs an integration test implemented by the Arquillian framework.  You can also find our previous post about Arquillian...

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Request Tracing Service in Payara Server & Payara Micro

12 Sep 2016

Have you ever wondered whether your application is slow to respond to requests? Which requests take the longest to respond to? And what you can do about it? Payara Server aims to provide the best tooling you would need to identify performance issues, identify their causes and help you solve...

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Payara Server in Production - Quick Tip

02 Sep 2016

TIP: Don't deploy any apps to the DAS in production!

Why?

As is the case with all my stories, this one began at a customer site. They had an old app they were migrating from GlassFish 3.1.2 to the latest version of Payara Blue. They'd called me in because they wanted to benchmark performance of...

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