Web Tier What's New Archive 2007

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November 27, 2007
Deploying PHP From Cool Stack in Sun Java System Web Server Take advantage of the Solaris OS benefits and deploy your web applications created with optimized PHP from Cool Stack in highly scalable, secure Sun Java System Web Server on Solaris OS! This article shows you how.
October 9, 2007
Running PHP With Quercus in Sun Java System Web Server Learn how to configure and deploy Quercus, an open-source, Java technology implementation of PHP 5, as a Web application within Web Server's Web container so as to run PHP applications. The process involves only a few steps.
October 9, 2007
T5220, the Most Scalable and Eco-Friendly Web Server on the Planet The Sun SPARC Enterprise T5220 sets world record for performance and efficiency on SPECweb2005 benchmark.
September 10, 2007
Handling of HTTP Chunked Requests in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 With chunked transfer coding, HTTP/1.1 clients can break a message body into chunks of arbitrary lengths. This article describes with examples how Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 processes chunked requests and how you can handle those requests in your NSAPI plug-ins.
August 1, 2007
Migrating JKS Keystore Entries to NSS Database in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 or 6.x In her weblog, Meena Vyas gives an example showing the steps to migrate JKS keystore entries to the NSS database for Sun Java System Web Server.
June 25, 2007
Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 1 Now Available In addition to enhancements in performance and stability, this update release boasts support for Servlets 2.5, JavaServer Pages 2.1, JavaServer Faces 1.2, the Java SE 5 and 6 platforms, and the NetBeans 5.0, 5.5, and 5.5.1 IDE. The administration interface now supports FastCGI. Note that this update release is expected to be backward-compatible with Web Server 7.0. See the release notes for details. Numerous new-generation sun.com sites are now powered by Web Server 7.0. Check it out!
June 18, 2007
Profiling Web Server 6.1 With HAT This document details how to generate a heap.bin file with the jmap command and how to read it by using HAT (Heap Analysis Tool). This procedure applies to JDK 1.5.0_10 or above.
May 21, 2007
Troubleshooting Tip: Directory Listing in Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 In response to inquiries, this tech tip describes the configuration required for directory listing and the procedure for according both authenticated and unauthenticated users that access.
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May 21, 2007
JIRA and Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 This blog describes the steps to install and run Atlassian JIRA on the latest version of Sun's web server, Sun Java System Web Server 7.0.
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April 25, 2007
ServerWatch's Raving Review on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 The review lauds Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 as being amazingly simple to install, configure, and manage, also chock full of impressive security capabilities. Performance-wise, it's "fast, flexible, scalable, and a downright joy to run."
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April 9, 2007
Integrating NetBeans IDE Profiler Into Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 The NetBeans Profiler supports numerous profiling tasks that can help you debug memory or performance-related issues in applications. Working through the simple installation and configuration process is well worth the time and effort.
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April 2, 2007
An Ajax-Mashup Sample Application on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Ajax and mashup are ideal for developing applications that require dynamic content updates. The stability, scalability, and robust capabilities of Sun Java System Web Server makes it the platform of choice for developing and deploying such applications. This article showcases a sample application built with Ajax and mashup and describes how to compile and deploy that sample on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0.
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March 19, 2007
Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update 1 Technology Preview Now Available Check out this new, free release with a new Java servlet container that supports the Java EE 5 standards, including Sun Web Developer Pack. In addition, you'll find enhanced administration interfaces and faster performance.
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March 16, 2007
Running Roller Weblogger on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Learn how to run Roller 3.0 on Sun's latest Web Server release. Just a few simple procedures and you're all set.
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January 31, 2007
Effects of 2007 Daylight Saving Time Changes on Sun's Web Tier Products To ensure correct time computations as a result of the new start and end dates for DST in the United States, download patches or upgrade your Sun Java System Web Server or Sun Java System Web Proxy Server installations. This FAQ describes the details and points you to the download sites.
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January 30, 2007
Running Ruby on Rails on Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 It takes only a few simple steps: Install Ruby, Ruby on Rails, and the FastCGI Ruby gem; create a Web application in Ruby on Rails; and then configure Sun Java System Web Server. Give it a try!
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January 23, 2007
Deploying Web Applications to Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 With NetBeans 5.x Great news for Web developers! You can install an open-source Web Server plug-in into the NetBeans 5.x IDE from its Auto Update Center. That means you can develop, deploy, and debug J2EE 1.4 platform-based Web applications directly from the IDE. This article shows you how, complete with screen shots.
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January 12, 2007
Using PHP With Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Learn the procedures for using the PHP engine with Sun Java System Web Server 7.0, 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. The document applies to all versions of Web Server through version 7.
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