Web Tier What's New Archive 2006

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December 14, 2006
User Scenarios for Sun Java System Web Server 7, Solaris Zones, and a DMZ Solaris Zones (part of Solaris Containers technology) can help you enable effective resource management at the OS level. This article explains how using zones allows virtualization and consolidation of servers, and how Sun Java System Web Server 7 can use this type of environment for improved provisioning and serviceability of applications.
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December 8, 2006
2007 JavaOne Conference Call for Papers Is Now Open Submit your session abstract today. The Call for Papers deadline is December 15, 2006.
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December 1, 2006
Sun Software Showcase in Tokyo on December 8 This showcase will be offered at Sun's Tokyo offices on December 8, 13:00-19:15 (doors open at 12:30). Designed for IT professionals, it includes customer case studies and demos that provide practical guidance and solutions for installing and managing Sun software in your enterprise. (Location: 12F Sanno Park Tower 2-11-1 Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo).
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November 21, 2006
Deploying Wikis to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, Part 2: MediaWiki MediaWiki is a popular wiki of choice for numerous projects. To install and then deploy it on Sun Java System Web Server, you must also install and configure MySQL and PHP. In addition to detailing all the procedures, this article delves into the probable causes for errors and offers troubleshooting tips.
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November 20, 2006
Rahul Nair's Web Tier Tech Tips Web Server engineer Rahul Nair regularly blogs about web tier topics, including a series of technical tips on using wadm in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0.
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October 30, 2006
Ruby on Rails with Sun Web Server 7.0 Ruby on Rails, a popular open-source scripting technology for web applications works well with Sun's latest Web Server 7.0 Technology Preview. Blogger and expert Seema Alevoor explains the steps for running Ruby on Rails on Web Server 7.0.
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October 20, 2006
TcL-based Log Analyzer for Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Web Server engineer Rahul Nair has blogged a technical tip on how to write a Tool Command Language ("TcL") script to analyze server logs.
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October 2, 2006
Developing AJAX-Based Widgets Using jMaki on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 jMaki allows you to quickly and easily add AJAX-enabled widgets to your web applications. Java developers can use JavaScript in their applications as either a JSP tag library or a JSF component, or as a Phobos JavaScript page.
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September 26, 2006
Get the Latest Bits: Sun Java System Web Server 7 Technology Preview 3 Web Server 7 is the first major feature update to Web Server since the release of Web Server 6.1. New features include Solaris 64-bit platform support, redesigned administration framework, and advanced regular expression support. The Technology Preview 3 release is a full multi-language product installation for testing and demonstration purposes.
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September 26, 2006
Using Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 with Microsoft Active Directory Among the many new security-related features in Web Server 7 are a few new configuration elements for the LDAP auth-db (authentication database). Web Server expert Jyri Virkki describes one use case for these configurable search options to enable interoperability with Microsoft Active Directory (MSAD).
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September 25, 2006
Deploying Wikis to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, Part 1: JSPWiki Wikis are becoming an increasingly popular tool for collaborative authoring. This article, part 1 of a multipart series, shows you how to set up, configure, and deploy JSPWiki to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 and introduces the advanced configuration files.
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August 31, 2006
Deploying Sun Java Enterprise System on the Sun Fire T2000 Server using Solaris Containers (PDF) This article discusses how to consolidate enterprise infrastructure services in Sun Java Enterprise System--Web Server, Directory Server, Access Manager, Portal Server, Messaging Server, Calendar Server, and Communications Express--onto a single Sun Fire T2000 server, leveraging the enhanced support of Solaris containers.
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August 11, 2006
Building and Deploying Web Services to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 With the NetBeans 5.0 IDE This article describes how to use the NetBeans 5.0 IDE to build JAX-WS 2.0-based Web Services and then deploy them to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0. You also learn how to test and debug Web services with the IDE.
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August 9, 2006
Cross Site Scripting protection in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Web Server expert Meena Vyas describes how, through a powerful input stream filtering mechanism, Sun's Web Server lets you filter out malicious code and protect against common web vulnerabilities such as cross-site scripting attacks.
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August 9, 2006
Enabling SSL with Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Enabling SSL or transport layer security (TLS) is key to any secure web application. Web Server 7.0 administration interfaces make the task of enabling SSL (and running HTTPS) very easy. This tech tip by blogger and Web Server expert Devika provides the detailed steps.
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August 9, 2006
Deploying Web Applications Using Web Server 7.0 GUI Web Server 7.0 administration interface makes it easy to deploy Java EE web applications and web services. Using an online demo, this tech tip by blogger and Web Server expert Ajay Acharya is an introduction to how to deploy your web applications.
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August 9, 2006
Developing and Deploying 64-bit NSAPI Plugins on 64-bit Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 A 64-bit web server can provide huge scalability benefits because of the availability of large heap space and larger file descriptor resources. This tech tip by blogger and Web Server expert Sriram Natarajan provides useful hints on developing and deploying 64-bit native plugins to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0.
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July 28, 2006
Get Rolling with the latest Roller Application on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Web Server expert Seema Alevoor blogs about how to configure the latest version of Roller on Web Server 7, from building the Roller application to deploying and running it to produce a hosted blog site.
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July 26, 2006
Yoshio Terada's Japanese Blog on Web Server 7 Technology Preview Blogger "yosshi" has posted helpful information for Japanese language speakers about the new Technology Preview release of Web Server 7.
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July 12, 2006
Web Server 7.0 Technology Preview 2 Now Available Download it now! Explore, experiment, prod, poke, and send us email or post your queries or experience on the Web Server Forum. Technology Preview 2 includes numerous bug fixes and enhancements over Technology Preview 1, in particular the admin GUI, CLI, and migration features. You can download Technology Preview 2 for free.
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June 28, 2006
Configuring Message Security in Sun Java System Web Server 7 Web Server 7 integrates the JSR 196 feature that lets you easily secure SOAP messages to and from the web services applications deployed on the Web Server. This tip by blogger Seema Alevoor offers step-by-step instructions on how to configure message security.
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June 8, 2006
Installing NSAPI plugins on top of Sun Java System Web Server 7 NSAPI is the native programming interface to extend Sun's Web Server. Servlets and JavaServer Pages provide the Java technology-based interfaces to extend the server. This entry by blogger Sriram Natarajan provides useful tips on deploying your NSAPI plugins with Web Server 7.0.
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May 31, 2006
Migrating Web Applications From Apache Tomcat 5.x to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 This article describes how to migrate Web applications from Apache Tomcat to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, along with examples. You will also learn how to add users to file realms, how to configure JDBC Datasource with JNDI, and how to configure SSL in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0.
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May 22, 2006
Mass Hosting with Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 This tip by blogger Chris Elving is about the new variable substitution functionality in Sun Java System Web Server 7, which makes mass virtual hosting much simpler. Starting with some basics, this tip compares and contrasts Sun's Web Server implementation with Apache Web Server.
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May 16, 2006
How to configure WebDAV publishing with Sun Web Server 7.0 WebDAV provides a rudimentary content management system by enabling web content developers to publish content to Web Server. This tip by blogger Meena Vyas explains how to go about WebDAV and newer DAV Access Control protocol support in Web Server 7.0.
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May 12, 2006
Industry Benchmark for Sun Fire T2000 using Web Server 6.1 SP5 Sun Fire T2000 server using Sun's Web Server 6.1 SP5 achieved a world record SPECweb2005 and demonstrated a 1.7x performance advantage over the 4-way IBM eServer p5 550 with 4.3x higher performance per watt while occupying half the space.
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May 11, 2006
Using PHP With Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 Learn the procedures for using the PHP engine with Sun Java System Web Server 6.1, including compiling the engine as a CGI, FastCGI, or native NSAPI. This article also explains how to configure Web Server so that it can use PHP with the appropriate API.
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March 30, 2006
Running Roller Weblogger on Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP5 Bloggers and your blogging site deserve the best: Java technology-based Roller Weblogger 2.0/2.1.1 on Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP5. Check this cool stuff. Now!
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