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WildFly: New Features

Filippe Costa Spolti

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Book Details

ISBN 139781783285891
Paperback142 pages

About This Book

  • 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

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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Starting with WildFly
What is WildFly?
The installation guide and basic configuration
Other basic configurations
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
Crypt datasource passwords
Other configurations
Configuring e-mail
Chapter 3: WildFly CLI and Management Console
Connecting to the CLI
Creating a datasource with the CLI and management console
Deployment with the CLI and management console
The domain mode deployment
Configuring e-mail via the CLI and management console
Chapter 4: Modular Services and Class Loading
Class loading precedence
WAR and EAR class loading
Defining a dependency through WAR
Global modules
Chapter 5: Memory and Thread Pool Management
Learning about the JVM memory – Oracle JDK
Configuring WildFly
Garbage Collector and tuning
The undertow HTTP pool

What You Will Learn

  • 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.


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