Today I learned why they have bright lights shining on the stage for Keynotes. It isn't (as I had assumed) to ensure that the people on stage can be seen. It is to blind the presenters so they can't see just how many people are watching them. Today I was on main stage during the DevNation keynote to launch a...
A run-down of what's in the new release of Liberty (184.108.40.206).
WebSphere Liberty follows a continuous delivery model and we have successfully delivered various new features and capabilities in this manner over the last few years. For example, this is how we have delivered Java EE 7 support in Liberty. Now, we are taking it a step further and sticking with a single service stream for Liberty fix packs, shared by 8.5.5 and 9.0.0, that will be continuously delivered. Let us explain what this means.
You might be considering switching your Liberty applications to use dashDB instead of DB2 if, for example, you want to use the dashDB service in the cloud. I want to show how easy this transition is because dashDB is very compatible with DB2.
A brief summary of what to be aware of if you're updating your Java EE 6 applications to Java EE 7.
Quickly evaluate your application binaries for rapid deployment on Liberty or newer versions of WebSphere traditional. The tool identifies the Java EE programming models in the application and recommends the right-fit IBM WebSphere Application Server edition. The tool can also highlight any Java SE, Java EE programming model and WebSphere API differences.
A modern application server for hosting Java EE and OSGi applications during development, test, and production.
- Starts and stops quickly, typically in a few seconds.
- Requires little memory and disk space.
- Simple to configure with an XML file. Include only the capabilities required by your applications.
- Responds dynamically to application updates and server configuration changes.
- Built using IBM technologies and open source software packages from organizations such as Apache, Eclipse, and OW2.