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The Future of the Payara Platform

28 Mar 2019

Goals of the Payara Platform

Four years ago when I made the first pull request into the Payara repository the team had a number of goals in creating Payara Server. The first was to build a robust, reliable and supported open source application server that could be deployed into production...

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Help Us Shape Your Journey to the Cloud!

08 Mar 2019

One of our key goals for the Payara Platform is to enable developers to use the Java EE skills they have honed over many years to take advantage of new infrastructure, architectures and programming models. We fundamentally believe that a managed runtime platform combined with industry standard...

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Payara Platform Roadmap for 2019

04 Feb 2019

As 2019 is in full swing, let's reflect on the highlights of improvements for the Payara Platform in 2018 and review the plans for enhancements and changes coming in 2019.

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The Payara Platform's Journey to Jakarta EE 8 Compatibility

23 Oct 2018

At Java One last year, Oracle announced that they had made the monumental decision to open source Java EE and move it to the Eclipse Foundation. As Oracle Code One (the successor conference to Java One) comes around I thought it would be good to reflect on where we are and how far we still have...

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Payara Platform on Microsoft Azure: Accessing SQL Databases

16 Oct 2018

Microsoft Azure provides fully managed Cloud SQL databases for use by your Azure hosted cloud services. Payara® Micro is built to be the best runtime for Cloud Native Java EE and MicroProfile applications. Here’s how to rapidly create a REST web service that retrieves data from an Azure SQL...

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Payara Platform on Microsoft Azure: Container Instances

02 Oct 2018

Azure Container Instances allow you to rapidly deploy containers to the Microsoft Azure cloud without having to manage virtual machines and the corresponding infrastructure. Container Instances can be used to rapidly deploy Java EE and MicroProfile applications using Payara Micro as the...

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Using Payara Platform to Rapidly Deploy Applications on Microsoft Azure

01 Oct 2018

The Payara Platform is perfect for deploying Jakarta EE and MicroProfile applications on Microsoft Azure. One rapid option for deploying on Azure is to use Azure Application Services, especially Web App for Containers. The WebApp for Containers service allows you to rapidly deploy production...

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How Decisions Are Made: Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile

11 Jun 2018

Recently I was tasked with preparing a presentation on an update to Jakarta EE and Eclipse MicroProfile® and it got me thinking about the organisation and structure involved in this huge effort to transform Java EE into a truly open source standard under the Eclipse Foundation. While organising...

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Deployment Groups in Payara Server 5

22 Mar 2018

In Payara Server 5 we have introduced the concept of a Deployment Group - in this blog post, we'll explore why they are important and what they are used for.

 

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Payara 5 & Payara 4 - Development Changes

02 Mar 2018

We are very excited about the upcoming release of Payara 5! With the new Data Grid, MicroProfile 1.2 support and incorporation of the Java EE 8 reference implementations it is shaping up to be a great release. 

With the release imminent, I thought now is a good time to let people know about some...

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