MicroProfile is a community project with the mission of optimizing Enterprise Java for a microservices architecture. In a short period of time, MicroProfile has reached three important milestones:
- June 27, 2016: Red Hat, IBM, Tomitribe, Payara and the London Java Community announced MicroProfile at DevNation.
- September 19, 2016: MicroProfile 1.0 was released at JavaOne 2016 with 5 implementations (and a 6th planned). The SouJava community joined to support the effort and Hammock was added as a implementation.
- December 14, 2016: The Eclipse Foundation Board approved the MicroProfile proposal, meaning that Eclipse MicroProfile is now an Eclipse incubator project. Mike Milinkovich, Eclipse Foundation Executive Director, informed the community shortly after the vote.
The community is having active discussions on process (project evolution) and microservice APIs like application configuration, monitoring, health check, messaging, circuit breakers, and more. Some discussions are even backed by real (proof of concept) code! The MicroProfile community is currently planning its next release. Feel free to join the discussion and help define the future of Enterprise Java microservices!
We are excited to announce beta availability of Red Hat Single Sign-On 7.1 (RH-SSO). RH-SSO is a standards-based, out-of-the-box authentication, web single sign-on, and authorization service, which mediates between your enterprise user directory or third-party identity provider for identity information and your applications via standards-based tokens.
Beta documentation and code downloads are available in the Customer Portal. RPM packages are available for Linux systems through Red Hat Subscription Management.
Features and Highlights
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In-memory data grids provide a distributed network (or “grid”) of nodes that work as an elastic data store. This is an approach to distributed computing which can work as a foundation for systems which require rapid scale, responsiveness, and high loads, like Internet of Things and mobile applications.
In-memory computing (like any distributed architecture) can be very complex, and understanding how to map the functionality of your existing infrastructure to a distributed computing infrastructure is critical.
So we have a webinar for that! “Real-time advantages of an in-memory data platform” with Cojan van Ballegooijen and Thomas Qvarnstrom (both JBoss technology evangelist at Red Hat) will be covering:
- An introduction to in-memory computing
- In-memory data grid use cases
- How data access can affect business decision making, application responsiveness, and customer / revenue opportunities
- Tuesday, Dec. 6
- 11a.m. Eastern time (US)
- Presenters: Cojan van Ballegooijen and Thomas Qvarnstrom
About four months ago, Red Hat announced that it was acquiring 3scale. (Almost two years ago, Red Hat and 3scale announced a joint solution relationship for 3scale’s API Management Platform and Red Hat’s Middleware portfolio.) As the acquisition settles in, 3scale is already starting to integrate with middleware products, which will strengthen developers’ abilities to design and implement API initiatives and services.
This first point of integration is between the 3scale Management Platform and Red Hat Single Sign-On: more specifically, for the developer portal authentication.
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We are excited to announce the release of Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.3.
Data integration has always been challenging. Modern technology trends like big data and cloud, coupled with the need for more real time data access and analysis, are adding to the complexity facing enterprises today.
JBoss Data Virtualization is a data access and integration solution that offers an alternative to physical data consolidation and data delivery by allowing flexibility and agility in data access. Data virtualization creates a single logical view of data from varied data sources, including transactional systems, relational databases, cloud data stores, and big data stores.
What’s New in JDV 6.3
JBoss Data Virtualization 6.3 adds capabilities to help organizations integrate big data and provide high performance data access in real time. The release notes cover the full features and enhancements for JBoss Data Virtualization 6.3. There are a number of new features to enable expanded connectivity, enhanced security and developer productivity support.
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