WildFly: New Features


WildFly: New Features
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  • Learn about the latest WildFly components, including CLI management, classloading, and custom modules
  • Customize your web server and applications by managing logs, virtual hosts, and the context root
  • Explore the vast variety of features and configurations that can be implemented through CLI and the Management Console

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 142 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : May 2014
ISBN : 1783285893
ISBN 13 : 9781783285891
Author(s) : Filippe Costa Spolti
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Enterprise Products and Platforms, Open Source


Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Starting with WildFly
Chapter 2: Unified Configuration
Chapter 3: WildFly CLI and Management Console
Chapter 4: Modular Services and Class Loading
Chapter 5: Memory and Thread Pool Management
Appendix: What You Need to Know – Migrating from AS 7 to WildFly 8
Index
  • Chapter 1: Starting with WildFly
    • What is WildFly?
      • Downloading WildFly
        • Installing Java
    • The installation guide and basic configuration
      • Content of WildFly standalone and domain modes
      • Overview of the configuration files
        • The standalone mode
        • The domain mode
      • Starting WildFly
        • Starting the standalone mode
        • Starting the domain mode
    • Other basic configurations
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Unified Configuration
    • Running our first web application
    • Changing the application context root
    • Configuring a virtual host
    • WildFly logging
    • Installing MySQL modules
    • Creating the directory to create the module
    • Datasources
    • Crypt datasource passwords
    • Other configurations
      • Accessing the management console for the first time
    • Configuring e-mail
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: WildFly CLI and Management Console
    • Connecting to the CLI
    • Creating a datasource with the CLI and management console
      • Creating a datasource using the CLI
      • Creating a datasource using the management console
    • Deployment with the CLI and the management console
      • Deployment with the CLI
      • Deployment with the management console
    • The domain mode deployment
      • The domain mode deployment using the CLI
      • The domain mode deployment using the management console
    • Configuring e-mail via CLI and the management console
      • E-mail setup via CLI
      • E-mail setup via the management console
    • Summary

Filippe Costa Spolti

Filippe Costa Spolti was born in Sao Joaquim, southern Brazil, considered one of the coldest cities in the country, but now lives in Minas Gerais. He works in the field of information technology and is a follower of the open source community. He contributes to open source projects, such as WildFly and Muffin. He currently works with management infrastructure in which the front-end is a park of physical and virtual servers running diverse critical business applications, and where he works mainly on the application servers, such as JBoss, Tomcat, and Apache. He is a professional, very flexible, and open to learning new technologies. He is a creator and maintainer of the hrStatus project, which is a free software for the DST Brazil. He is also currently working as an administrator of IBM PureSystems, which, by the way, was first deployed in Brazil and gave his company an international use case of the product.

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What you will learn from this book

  • Install and set up your very own WildFly server
  • Deploy applications using the CLI, the Management Console, and the deployment scanner
  • Configure the WildFly Log
  • Manage data sources and encrypt their passwords
  • Manage WildFly through the CLI and the Management Console
  • Migrate to WildFly from JBoss 7
  • Install new modules
  • Tune the JVM and garbage collector

In Detail

WildFly, formerly known as JBoss Application Server, is a flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that helps you build amazing applications. Applications made in WildFly are Java J2EE applications, developed entirely in Java, and thus they can be run on any operating system. The new WildFly release has a highly optimized boot process and implements the latest JEE7 patterns, which provide great performance to developers.

This book explores all the new features that WildFly has to offer, and will provide you with the skills you need to successfully install, customize, and configure the WildFly server properly. Starting from the basics, this book will cover how to set up your WildFly server step by step—from Java installation to the final configuration of the server. It also delves deep into the nuances of WildFly configuration and how to set up your WildFly server to improve security and performance. This book is an easy-to-follow guide full of hands-on examples of administration tasks and valuable information about security.

Approach

This book is an easy-to-follow guide full of hands-on examples of administration tasks and valuable information about security. Each topic is explained and placed in context, and for the more inquisitive readers, there are more in-depth details of the concepts used.

Who this book is for

If you are an application server administrator or a Java developer with some experience with previous versions of JBoss AS and you want to familiarize yourself with WildFly, then this book is ideal for you.

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