Request Tracing in Payara Micro

In a previous blog post, we explored the benefits of using Request Tracing in Payara Server. Payara Micro streamlines the configuration process, allowing you to tailor request tracing directly through command-line options. Let's have a look at how you can customize this tool for your Payara Micro applications.

Securing Jakarta EE Applications with OIDC and Keycloak


Security is a paramount concern for modern web applications. Protecting sensitive data and user access necessitates a standardized approach. The OpenID Connect (OIDC) protocol, in conjunction with Identity Providers (IdPs) like Keycloak, and the Jakarta Security API integrated into Jakarta EE, offer a reliable solution. Together, they help streamline authentication and authorization in your Jakarta EE applications.

Demystifying Request Tracing in Payara Server


In today's complex, distributed applications, pinpointing performance issues and understanding the flow of requests can be a hard task. Payara Server's Request Tracing Service provides a reliable toolset for tracing requests across various protocols and components. This blog post looks at request tracing in Payara Server, offering a quick guide to its features, configuration and best practices.

Payara Server's High Availability Architecture: A Quick Technical Overview


In today's business world, competition is fierce and relentless. As a result, maximizing uptime while reducing downtime and its expenses is a top priority. In particular, users now expect applications to deliver consistent performance, regardless of unexpected challenges. Payara Server offers a high availability (HA) architecture that is designed to keep your business operational at all times. This blog post explores the components and configurations needed to create a highly available Payara Server environment, ensuring your applications remain accessible and responsive.

Troubleshooting Common Payara Cloud Deployment Issues

Deploying applications on Payara Cloud offers numerous advantages, including ease of use and scalability. However, like any platform, you might encounter some common issues. The good news is that these problems are typically easy to resolve. Below, we’ll explore common issues, compiled based on the expertise of our service team. For detailed steps and additional support, refer to our comprehensive troubleshooting guide.

Power Up Your Jakarta EE Applications with Telegram Chatbots

Incorporating chatbots into your Jakarta EE application can offer a number of benefits to you and users, helping automate a number of tasks while maximizing support availability. If you are looking at creating and programming bots, Telegram offers a highly suitable solution, as its Bot API includes multiple features and functionalities. Let's have a closer look at the advantages and how to leverage this tool from our latest User Guide "Power Up Your Jakarta EE Applications with Telegram Chatbots"!

The Payara Monthly Catch - May 2024

Avast ye, Payara Community! We are ready to chart our course for new horizons in June, but before we do, let's take a moment to look at all the treasures our old salts developed to power up your Java and Jakarta EE applications. We've collected the best pearls and gems in our latest roundup - check them out now!

Announcing Payara’s First Jakarta EE Media and Community Challenge

We have exciting news to share: As part of our Power Up Your Jakarta EE campaign, we are launching Payara's first-ever Jakarta EE Media and Community Challenge!

We’re calling on Java experts, tech writers and content creators from around the world to showcase their talent by developing insightful content focused on Jakarta EE and the Payara Platform application server. This initiative is designed to inspire innovation and foster knowledge-sharing within the Java community. 

Comparing Java Cloud Providers: Payara Cloud vs. Others

Choosing the right cloud platform for your Java applications can significantly improve development speed, scalability and overall costs. While popular options such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) offer valuable solutions, a more niche, highly specialized provider like Payara can deliver effective platforms that bring unique Java-centric advantages: Payara Cloud. Let's take a look at Payara Cloud and how it compares to other common alternatives.

An Ode To Java

Today May 23rd marks the 29th birthday of the Java Platform. First debuting in in 1995, the platform has grown to become one of the most used technologies in the world. On this 29th occasion of its birthday, I got an AI chatbot to compose an ode for the Java Platform. So dear Java, here's an ode to you on your birthday from myself and everyone at Payara!