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The following four, short videos will take you step-by-step through installing, writing, and deploying an application to Payara Server even if you’ve never used the application server before:
Learn how to write a simple Hello World application and deploy it to Payara Server.
Four Software Requirements:
Two Methods of Starting Payara Server:
Three Methods to Deploy an App on Payara Server:
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Visit the Payara Platform Documentation for release notes, product documentation updated with every new release, information regarding security fixes, user guides, detailed build instructions, and details regarding our Jakarta EE certification.
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Everything you need to know about migrating to the Payara Platform from another application server.
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Take a look at our Customer Onboarding Animation Videos to learn how to use the Upgrade Tool, find official Docker Images, and request and view customer support tickets.
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If you need guidance with your Payara Server development project before going to production or during your application server migration project (from servers such as: GlassFish, WildFly, JBoss, WebLogic, etc), take a look at the Migration and Project Support option of Payara Enterprise.
Here’s a look at why you should choose Payara Enterprise over other application servers.
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If you’ve followed the above Getting Started with Payara Server steps, then you’ve successfully installed Payara Server and wrote and deployed your first application. Congratulations! Now let’s take a look at adding functionality to your Payara Server installation:
Wondering how to store and retrieve data from the database? Start with this blog: How to Store and Retrieve Data from a Database. Next, before you connect Payara Server to a database and use the datasource from an application, read this Introduction to Connection Pools in Payara Server 5.
Armed with that background information, you can now choose your data source framework:
Oracle XE is the version that is most suitable for developers for small or personal projects, and should also be compatible with the full version of Oracle database. This blog will walk through the configuration of Oracle XE, and how to configure Payara Server to use it
Blog: Payara Server with Oracle 11g XEWatch Video
MySQL is an open-source relational database you may wish to use with Payara Server, that excels at fast reads and is commonly used as storage for a CMS. This blog will show you how to set up MySQL on Ubuntu and connect to it from Payara Server.
Blog: Using MySQL with Payara ServerWatch Video
PostgreSQL is a fully SQL-Compliant relational database you can use with Payara Server and with no commercial licensing requirements it is well suited for production environments. This blog will show you how to set up a new PostgreSQL installation on Ubuntu and connect to it from Payara Server.
Blog: Using PostgreSQL with Payara ServerWatch Video
Basic Functionalities of Payara ServerSecurity Auditing
This video demonstrates the starting steps of creating a RESTful Web Service using Payara Server and NetBeans.
A REST Service in Java EE can be created using JAX-RS. The contents of such service can be consumed using ordinary HTTP requests to a URL.
JSF is a component oriented MVC (Model View Controller) framework that’s a part of Java EE. It comes with a small set of basic components (widgets), a templating engine, and facilities for converting and validating input.
A REST service will expose some kind of data or will allow some kind of interactions with a server. If you don’t want just anyone looking at that history, you’ll need to secure the REST service.
Before putting any application out for public access, it’s always worth testing that it works how you expect it to (and also how you don’t expect it to!)
Logging is one of the key concepts for successfully running your applications. It tells you what your application and server is doing. And of course, logging is the first place you should look when things go wrong.
Security Auditing is the process of identifying and registering specific security events (like authentication and authorization events executed by the JACC container) and creating an audit trail that can be used to determine the effectiveness of these measures.
Learn how to create a sample custom module to monitor access to your applications, detect unauthenticated and unauthorized access attempts, and notify the relevant staff of access attempts.
This debugging guide will help you to diagnose and detect the cause of errors in your application by debugging Payara Server or Payara Micro.
Using the JMX Monitoring Service, you can monitor information about the JVM runtime such as heap memory usage and threading, as well as more detailed information about the running Payara Server instance.
The Monitoring Service logs metrics in a way which allows for fairly hassle-free integration with tools such as Logstash and Elasticsearch. This blog post covers how to get monitoring data from your server.log file and store it in Elasticsearch using Logstash.
When Payara Server has been logging monitoring data to the server log for a short while, the metrics that Logstash outputs to Elasticsearch can be visualised using Kibana. In this blog post, we will create a date histogram displaying used heap memory as a percentage of the maximum heap memory.
Want to use Payara Micro? Follow the steps for Getting Started with Payara Micro! Wondering whether you need Payara Platform Community or Payara Platform Enterprise Edition? Here’s an Enterprise vs. Community comparison to help you decide.
Get Started with Payara MicroEnterprise vs. Community