The Payara Monthly Catch for October 2019

Apologies for the late edition this month! Your humble author has been on the road with recent conferences in Europe. But I hope I can make it up to you!

Below you will find a curated list of some of the most interesting news, articles and videos from this month. Cant wait until the end of the month? then visit our twitter page where we post all these articles as we find them! 

The Present and Future of Java at the GeeCon Conference 2019

Each year, there's one special Java conference for me. It's GeeCon in Prague because Prague is my home city where I work and live and where I know so many great people in the Java community. This year, I had the opportunity to be a part of GeeCon again as a speaker. As is true every year, GeeCon was well organized, with a lot of interesting international and local speakers and a huge crowd of passionate attendees. All of this made the conference exceptional and worth attending.

The Health Check Service In-Depth - Payara Server 5

This is an updated blog of the original which was published in May 2016

Payara Server provides the Health Check Service for automatic self-monitoring in order to detect future problems as soon as possible. When enabled, the Health Check Service periodically checks some low level metrics. Whenever it detects that a threshold is not met, it triggers alert notifications that allow to detect undesired behavior and predict possible failures. All of these automatic checks are very lightweight and run with a negligible impact on performance.

Relationship between Payara Platform, MicroProfile and Java EE/Jakarta EE

Maybe you've already heard about Eclipse MicroProfile, or maybe you don't know what benefits it offers you in your current project. Perhaps you don't see the relationship with Java EE/Jakarta EE - or how you can use it with Payara Server or Payara Micro.

In this blog, I'll give you a short overview of all of the above questions so that you can start using MicroProfile in your next project on the Payara Platform.

How Rakuten Card is Driving Innovation with Payara Platform in a Traditionally Conservative Japanese Tech Culture

Arshal Ameen, the application architect atRakuten Card - the number one credit card issuer in Japan- recently spoke at the 2019 Kafka Summit. His talk focused on how Rakuten Card is driving innovation in a traditionally conservative Japanese tech culture and how Payara Enterprise Support is helping out on this journey. He also shares further information about the company’s future plans for its Payara environment.