Posts tagged Java EE

Webinar Series - What's New in Jakarta EE 10

In September 2022, the Jakarta EE community achieved a huge milestone with Jakarta EE 10 being released (read more here). The key goals of the Jakarta EE 10 release are simplicity, modernization and ensuring it is lightweight. It's been a few months since this major release, so we thought it's a good time now to do a bit of a recap. We invite you to join our series of fast-paced, no slides webinars that will bring you up to speed with Jakarta EE 10!

What's New in the December 2022 Payara Platform Release?

It's the final release of the year and the final release of Payara 5 Community!

Payara Platform Community 6.2022.2 brings 20 component upgrades, 8 bug fixes, 2 security fixes and 4 improvements. Payara Platform Enterprise 5.46.0 brings 45 component upgrades, 13 bug fixes, and 2 security fixes.

Payara Platform Community 5.2022.5 is the final release of the Payara 5 Community stream.

All releases contain a key fix for a vulnerability in web applications deployed as the default module of an instance's virtual server configuration. Read more details below!

What is An Application Server? In 3 Minutes

Low on time and want to know what an 'application server' really is?

We offer our explanation. This video covers the difference between application servers and web servers, what an application server can do to make your life as a developer easier, and more, all in less time than your average pop song!

This is a high-level view that might be helpful to pass on to managers and procurement teams who aren't sure what an application server is.

What's New in the November 2022 Payara Platform Release?

The November 2022 Payara Platform release is here and ALL versions are getting a new release!

Payara Platform Community 6.2022.1 is the first stable release of the Payara 6 Community stream. This is certified against the Jakarta EE 10 Platform, Web Profile, and Core Profile. Payara 6 will now be the updated, current version of Payara Platform Community. 

Payara Platform Enterprise 5.45.0 is also out, containing 5 bug fixes, 1 security fix and 2 improvements.

Payara Platform Community 5.2022.4 has been released today as the penultimate Payara 5 Community release, and there is also a release of Payara Platform 4 for Enterprise customers.

All releases contain an important fix for a 0-day vulnerability. 

Read more details below!

Use Jakarta EE Identity Store With Payara and RDBMS

In my previous blog post,here,I examined the JSR-375 specifications and their implementation by Jakarta EE and, more specifically, by the Payara Platform (Server and Micro).

I presented a brief overview of the JSR-375 specifications and their new features, focusing on the notion of Identity Store and illustrating, with a simple example, one of the most common use cases: the LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) based authentication and authorization process.