Payara Server has a strong relationship withMicrosoft Azureand theJava at Microsoft team - and now, there's an official best practice Azure Sample for running Payara MicroonAzure Kubernetes Service(AKS)!
This is a reaction to more and more Azure customers wanting to run Payara on Azure, with many moving from GlassFishto Payara Micro on AKS. It also precedes the next step for Azure and Payara: releasingPayara Cloud as a PaaS running on Azure.
Find the sample and read an introductory blog fromNate Ceres, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Java on Azure at Microsoft:
In his blog, Nate references how "Payara has long provided strong support for Azure through a number of resources including an excellent high-leveldatasheetabout the Payara Platform on Azure that covers virtual machines, Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS), Azure Container Instances (ACI), andAzure App Service."
We have a wealth of other resources also available. If the above is useful take a look at:
In this series, you learn how to run an application which connects to aPostgreSQL database with Payara Server on the Microsoft Azure Platform in five short videos.
This user guide focuses on the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) option for running you application on the Microsoft Azure Platform.
Payara Cloud is our upcoming PaaS solution, extending theJakarta EE model of taking care of infrastructure and operational tasks so developers can concentrate on coding. WithPayara Cloud, we'll be eliminating difficult tasks associated with running your apps on the cloud.
Payara Cloud allows you to simply select your war, click deploy, and watch your apps run on the cloud (Microsoft Azure) automatically, like magic.
Applications following the Jakarta Web profile specification can be uploaded and will run in containerized Payara Micro instances. If the above sample is of interest, it may be that Payara Cloud could pose an even more straightforward solution, cutting out theKubernetesaspect altogether!