Posts from Rudy De Busscher

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Rudy De Busscher loves to create web applications using Jakarta EE and MicroProfile. In his role as Technical Pre-Sales & Developer Advocate at Payara Services, he writes technical content; contributes to MicroProfile implementations and promotes the Payara Platform. He is a regular speaker at the world’s biggest developer and Java industry events, including JavaLand, ConFoo, jLove and more. He has been active in the IT industry for more than 20 years and during this time has created many applications for customers. He is also a big fan of open source and has helped in various open source projects such as DeltaSpike, PrimeFaces, and Apache MyFaces. Passionate about application security, you can often find him discussing OAuth2, OpenID Connect, and JWT. He maintains the Octopus OpenSource project and is a member of the Jakarta EE Security API team.

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Cleanup JBatch Job Execution Data with New Asadmin Tool Command

The JBatch Jakarta EE specification describes the process of how background jobs can be executed on a Jakarta EE compatible runtime. Using the Batch Specification, the runtime can execute some jobs that don't require any user input. Most of the time they are scheduled to execute at a certain moment of the day, but they can be triggered on-demand.

Hide Passwords with Password Aliases in Payara Server

Introduction

When performing the configuration of the Payara Server for your application, you often need to supply a password. The password to connect to the database is a classic example, but there are many situations where you need to enter this kind of sensitive data.

With Payara Server, you have the option to hide this kind of sensitive data from the user, so that this information is much better secured.

How to Use Eclipse Transformer to Convert a 3rd Party Library to the New Jakarta Namespace

Introduction

The release of Jakarta EE 9 breaks a tradition of Java Enterprise. A legal requirement of the Java EE code donation from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation is the change of the namespace of javax to jakarta.


But the change of the package and XML namespace in Jakarta EE 9 is only the beginning. The change of the namespace allows for new development and functionality, but all frameworks and libraries using one of the Java Enterprise specifications also need to be adjusted to the new version.

6 Reasons to Choose Payara Server Instead of WebLogic Server

Both Payara Server and Oracle WebLogic servers can be considered classic application servers, but in addition to running classic Enterprise applications on Payara Server, it also complies with more recent trends in the industry. In this blog, we'll cover 6 technical reasons why you should choose Payara Server over WebLogic: