Running an ADF application on a weblogic cluster is fairly simple. Just deploy the application to the cluster and your done. This gives you scalability as the load is distributed over multiple managed servers. However, it does not give you protection against machine failure out of the box. For that to work, you need to make sure all state in your ADF application is replicated across multiple nodes in the cluster. This post will explain (more...)
I blogged about the simple JAX-RS microservice with WildFly Swarm yesterday. You learned how to build a so called "fat-jar" with Maven and also used the Maven Docker plugin to dockerize our microservice and run it locally on Docker Machine. This was a nice way to test things locally. What was missing so far is to put this into production. Let's look what there is to do to run yesterdays example on OpenShift Origin.Why (more...)
Everybody is talking about microservices these days. And there are plenty of opinions and ideas and very few examples about how to apply those principles on an enterprise level. One thing is for sure, even at conferences just a couple of days ago, I rarely found anyone who was running a Docker container in production. At least a reasonable amount of hands went up when I asked about first experiences and if someone had played (more...)
I am more often then not using spring boot applications on IBM Bluemix and most of what I need is packaged with the application from JPA or JDBC, drivers, Rest etc. Of course with IBM Bluemix we can specify which build pack we wish to use but by default for java applications LIberty is used.
When a stand-alone application is deployed, a default Liberty configuration is provided for the application. The default configuration enables the (more...)
One of the under-utilized killer features of Oracle ADF is the Data Visualization (DVT) compontents.
It is easy to build bad visualizations as Oracle themselves show in the documentation:
However, the commercial application that Oracle build with ADF (Fusion Applications, Enterprise Manager) obviously have benefited from the skills of professional visualization designers. These products use of visualizations well.
You application could probably benefit from some visualizations, too. Check out Status Meter and LED gauges as (more...)
On to a new week. There's been plenty of travel for me recently, and it don't stop soon. But I have some time to try out OpenShift Origin and run it on my Windows environment. There is an entry level blog-post how to setup everything from a couple of days ago. Now it was about time to just run a vanilla Docker image on it.Prerequisites
Get your Origin installation up and running
. And make (more...)
A new feature in JEE7 is Batch Processing, an implementation of JSR 352 based on the programming model of Spring Batch. With batch processing, we understand the execution of a series of jobs (steps) , sequential or in parallel, without any user interaction. In this blog, we want to give a small overview of the capabilities of this new feature.
The code of this blog can be downloaded from here.
The zip file contains an Eclipse (more...)
I recently posted about the "Deploy to Bluemix
" button which will automatically deploy an application into IBM Bluemix from a single click.http://theblasfrompas.blogspot.com.au/2015/09/adding-deploy-to-bluemix-button-to-my.html
If the application requires backing services they can automatically be created using the"declared-services" tag as shown below. Declared services are a manifest extension, which creates or looks for the required or optional services that are expected to be set up before the app is deployed, such (more...)
Yesterday we hosted a webinar for people who are interested in learning Formspider but could not find the time. Don’t worry if you missed it though! Below is a recording of the event.
The webinar consists of seven parts:
1) About Gerger, the company behind Formspider.
2) Brief history of Formspider and a short overview of its references and success stories.
3) Formspider Benefits & Features.
4) Formspider Architecture
5) Overview of the Formspider IDE (more...)
On the 6th of October the Oracle Cloud Day 2015 takes place in The Netherlands. iAdvise is proud to be a bronze sponsor on what promises to be a day filled with interesting sessions.
One of the main topics will be the Oracle Database Cloud service. In this blog post, which was published in the OGh Visie earlier this year, you can read what the Oracle Database Cloud Service is, which configuration possibilities there (more...)
Yesterday the WildFly team released the latest version of WildFly 10
. The CR2 will most likely be the last before the final release which is expected in October. Many new features made it into this release, even if the mainly supported Java EE specification is 7 as with WildFly 8 and WildFly 9 which now makes three server versions, which implement the Java EE 7 Full and Web Profile standards. Ultimately WildFly 10 will lead (more...)
I do some reviews from time to time on this blog and as a reward for my readers, I was offered a 50% code from Packt Publishing for any of the following books. Please keep in mind, that the code is only valid until 07th October 2015.WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration - Second Edition
The book starts with an explanation of the installation of WildFly and application server configuration. Then, it moves on to (more...)
OpenShift is the most interesting PaaS offering these days for me. Not only because it is part of the Red Hat family of products, but because it holds everything I expect from a modern PaaS. It supports image based deployments (with Docker-Images), abstracts operational complexity (e.g. networking, storage and health checks) and greatly supports DevOps with an integrated tooling stack. On tiny drawback for now is, that the latest v3 isn't available as a (more...)
You want to learn how to build first class web applications with PL/SQL but you cannot find the time to start? We are hosting a free webinar just for you!
Join us and learn how you can build great web applications with PL/SQL using Formspider
During the webinar we'll cover the following topics:
- Formspider Benefits&Features
- Formspider Fundamentals: UI Design, Querying and Modifying Data, Using the API's, Working with the IDE.
- Sample Application Development with (more...)
Not before time I finally added my first "Deploy to Bluemix
" button on my GitHub projects for Bluemix applications. The screen shot below shows this for the Spring Session - Spring Boot Portable Cloud Ready HTTP Session demo.
Here is what it looks like when I do deploy this using the "Deploy to Bluemix
" button and requires me to log in to IBM Bluemix. What happens when you use this button (more...)