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Jakarta EE 8 Specifications Released by The Eclipse Foundation, Payara Platform Compatibility Coming Soon

The Jakarta EE 8 Full Platform, Web Profile specifications and related TCKs have been officially released today (September 10th, 2019). This release completes the transition of Java EE to an open and vendor-neutral process and provides a foundation for migrating mission-critical Java EE applications to a standard enterprise Java stack for a cloud native world. 

Help Maintain PCI Compliance with Payara Support

If your business processes branded credit card data (such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover), you must comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The requirements were developed and are maintained by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards to reduce credit card fraud and implement increased controls around cardholder information. For companies using the Payara Platform, having a Payara Enterprise support subscription helps you maintain compliance.

Payara Services Builds a Stronger Community and Product Through Customer Surveys – You Can, Too

Love it or hate it, the internet has turned media from a one-to-many communication channel to one that can either reach people one-on-one or open the doors to communicating in a many-to-many direction. Social media and messaging apps further increase the opportunities to reach your customers and invite customers to reach you.

Business Benefits of Using Kubernetes with Payara Micro

The term “Kubernetes” comes from the Greek “kubernan,” which means to steer or guide. You can think of Kubernetes like a pilot for apps that are stored and run together in containers and other forms of workload distribution software. The Greek “kubernan” was transformed over the years to relate to the term “Govern”, which is another helpful comparison when trying to understand the full capacity of Kubernetes.

 

Swisscom Relied on Payara Support Services to Migrate from GlassFish to Payara Server

When a leading telecoms company in Switzerland, Swisscom, transitioned to Payara Server from GlassFish for their mission critical applications, they found the migration easy and without problems. In fact, having Payara Enterprise Support meant Swisscom had access to a customer-only build which shortened the time to getting a fix to test by two months and 24x7 access to Payara engineers.

Benefits of Proactive Support Through Payara Enterprise vs. Reactive Support

Have you ever been in a situation where something not-so-good happened, and you looked back and said “man, I wish I had….” Most of us can think of a time in our lives when we had the opportunity to prevent an undesirable outcome by acting – and didn’t. For example, have you ever planned a trip and declined the purchase of travel insurance, only to find out you have to cancel the trip? You wished you had paid the extra expense to get the insurance, right? Many businesses find themselves in a similar situation when they take a reactive approach to their IT support needs, waiting until a problem presents itself before finding the resources to solve it. Unfortunately, this reactive response to support ends up costing you more in downtime, resources, efficiency and money in the long run.

Payara Server 4 and Payara Micro 4 Are Entering the Maintenance Lifecycle

The Payara Support Lifecycle policy ensures longevity of your Payara Server or Payara Micro (The Payara Platform) investment. We provide 10 years of support and a well-defined lifecycle model to maintain the stability of your production environment.

 

Starting in February 2019, Payara Server 4 and Payara Micro 4 are moving from Full Support to the "Maintenance" stage of the lifecycle. No new features, enhancements, or APIs will be released for the Payara Platform 4 after February. What does this mean for you? Should you upgrade to Payara Platform 5?