In January 2021 we introduced the Upgrade Tool as a minimally viable product (MVP) for Payara Server Enterprise users to make the process of upgrading from one version of Payara Server Enterprise to the next faster and easier. Each release since then has offered improvements to the tool.
This month we release Payara Platform Enterprise 5.27.0 (request here) with 18 improvements and 3 new features, including an update to the previously released Upgrade Tool, an automated JBatch Job execution data cleanup feature, and the addition of a pluggable Notifier API with the ability to create your own notifiers.
Meanwhile, the Payara Platform Community 5.2021.2 (download here) includes improvements for running Jakarta EE 9 applications.
Don't miss our release overview virtual event on the 20th of April, which is now open for registrations on Meetup here.
Read more below to find out the details.
‘Edge computing’ is a buzzword that has gained popularity over the years. The problem is the term is applied quite broadly, and people use ‘edge computing’ to discuss a variety of topics. Sometimes, it’s spoken of in conjunction with the cloud; other times, with the Internet of Things or fog computing.
In 2018, Gartner suggested that less than 10% of enterprise-generated data was created using edge computing. However, this number is expected to reach 75% by 2025.
This means businesses will soon put more emphasis on edge computing to process data as close to the source generating it as possible. With the increased importance of edge computing, it’s crucial we address a few misconceptions surrounding it.
We’ll start with six, but first…
JDBC is part of the Java SE specification. In this simple demo video by Rudy De Busscher, learn how to define the data source within the JDBC framework in under 8 minutes.
We’ve recently formalized our GitHub Policy for how we handle user requests for bug fixes and enhancements to ensure defects and bugs in the Payara Platform are discovered and addressed as soon as possible, and to give the community an opportunity to help decide which new features and product enhancements go into development.
Below is a summary of the policy and how to get your questions answered, submit a bug report, or request an enhancement. You can read the complete Payara GitHub Policy here.
Payara Cloud Experiment Lab Report
Before the Payara Cloud Closed Beta testing began we tried an experiment to see if Payara Cloud is as easy to use as we say it is by having a member of the marketing team (me!) test the product. I’ve been a copywriter/content writer specializing in technology topics for over 18 years, so while I can’t claim to be a stranger to the tech industry, my knowledge is more focused around the benefits of using certain types of technology rather than the inner details of how it works. The idea of our little "science experiment" was if I could successfully deploy an application without any previous knowledge, then surely more experienced tech teams would find it even easier to use.
The Payara Platform 2021 Survey is underway and we're inviting everyone to answer a few questions about your use of the Payara Platform and ecosystem components. We want to know what you like, what you want to see improved, and we're giving you the opportunity to vote on new features you'd like to see added to the Payara Platform.
In this simple demo video by Rudy De Busscher, learn how to configure the connection to the Oracle Database and how to use it with JPA or JDBC framework, and various options for using it with the Payara Platform.
This month we release Payara Platform Enterprise 5.25.0 (request here) with 4 improvements and 3 new features, including an update to the Upgrade Tool released last month that gives the ability to restore the domain configuration from the backup with the rollback-server command.
Meanwhile, the Payara Platform Community 5.2021.1 (download here) introduces support for the complete MicroProfile 4.0 specifications, a Hazelcast upgrade providing better support for Amazon AWS, improved stability of HTTP2, and a large number of community contributions.
Don't miss our release overview virtual event next week, which is now open for registrations on Meetup here.
Read more below to find out the details.
In this simple demo video by Rudy De Busscher, learn how to configure the connection to the MySQL database and how to use it with JPA or JDBC framework, and various options for using it with the Payara Platform.