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GlassFish Administration

By : Xuekun Kou
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GlassFish Administration

By: Xuekun Kou

Overview of this book

To build a powerful production environment for your Java EE systems, you need a great application server, and the skills to manage it. This book gives you all that you are looking for. This book will help you gain the necessary skills to install, configure, tune, and troubleshoot GlassFish so that you can fully unleash its power. It will teach you how to use the GlassFish application server, with a special focus on administration tasks. It presents the GlassFish administrative tasks in a logical sequence, with each chapter focusing on a specific topic. Starting with installation and moving through configuration, this book takes a careful look at the administration console so that you get a complete understanding of GlassFish and its administrative features. It will help you understand how to deploy Java EE, Ruby on Rails and other supported applications to GlassFish, and how to configure the necessary resources for these applications. You will also learn how to maintain, tune, and troubleshoot your GlassFish server. Also includes a bonus chapter introducing Glassfish v3.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
GlassFish Administration
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Introducing GlassFish 3

Currently, GlassFish 3 is under active development, in parallel with the Java EE 6 standard. Like the previous versions, GlassFish 3 is being developed not only as a Java EE reference implementation, but also as an application server that delivers high performance and availability. In addition, a lot of new features were introduced into GlassFish 3 with the goal of making GlassFish more flexible, customizable, and to an extent, more "fun" to work with. In this section, we highlight several essential features of GlassFish 3.

New features of GlassFish 3

This section highlights several new features introduced in GlassFish 3. For a more complete description of the features of GlassFish 3, you can refer to the GlassFish 3 Prelude Release Notes, located at

Supporting Java EE 6 profiles

Java EE 6 introduced the concept of technology profiles. Each profile specifies a set of specifications and APIs to facilitate the development of...