MicroProfile and the Payara Platform

The Payara Platform helps you modernize infrastructure and build microservices applications on cloud with your existing development team’s  Java EE / Jakarta EE programming skills. Payara Micro with MicroProfile offers a migration path from your current architecture to a microservices architecture and the cloud-native capability of next-generation applications.

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Demystifying Microservices for Jakarta EE Developers – User Guide

Demystifying Microservices for Jakarta EE Developers User Guide

Jakarta EE runtimes, such as Payara Micro, are lightweight and suitable for microservices development. Read this guide to learn about microservices in terms that make sense to Java EE and Jakarta EE developers, including when a microservices architecture makes sense, and when it doesn’t.

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Small and Simple: Building a Java Microservice – Video

Small and Simple: Building a Java Microservice

Java Champion, architect, developer, and author Adam Bien demonstrates how to create the smallest, simplest Java microservice possible (about 3.5k) in this 2 Minute Tech Tip.

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Gradual Migration from Java EE to MicroProfile Presentation at EclipseCon Europe 2018

Gradual Migration from Java EE to MicroProfile Presentation at EclipseCon Europe 2018

The goal of MicroProfile is to optimise Java EE / Jakarta EE for a microservice architecture, however, some of the MicroProfile implementations are completely different ‘servers’, like the KumuluzEE server. Watch this presentation to learn how you can migrate easily from your favorite Java EE server to a MicroProfile implementation. Transform your Java EE application to a MicroProfile one using Thorntail, Liberty, Payara Micro and KumuluzEE.

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Scale Applications Flexibly with MicroProfile

Scale applications flexibly with MicroProfile

MicroProfile allows you to build scalable applications easily and you can get a variety options for scaling if you add distributed data grids. We’ll analyze what’s possible and how to do it, demonstrating a microservices application based on Payara Micro, which assembles MicroProfile, Hazelcast and other useful tools into a single and easy to use package.

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Be Reactive and Micro with a MicroProfile Stack

Be reactive and micro with a MicroProfile stack

Watch this presentation to learn how to use a few simple tools to build a highly efficient, scalable, and robust system that can be evolved continuously to meet rapidly changing needs and increasing loads. Build lightweight, robust reactive systems efficiently with open source tools such as MicroProfile, RxJava, React.js. Add Kafka and Hazelcast and use Payara Micro to assemble it all together in almost no time.

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Develop Resilient Applications with Event-Driven Microservices

Develop Resilient Applications with Event-Driven Microservices

Learn how to avoid common microservices headaches and discover widely-used design patterns and expert best practices. We’ll show you how these best practices can be implemented in Java EE / Jakarta EE and Payara Micro.

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Learn How to Use MicroProfile APIs

Access the following resources to learn how to make the most of the  MicroProfile APIs using the Payara Platform.

Build Highly Configurable Applications on Payara Server Using MicroProfile Config API

Build applications on Payara Server using MicroProfile Config API

Here’s how to make the most of the MicroProfile Config API using the Payara Platform. Learn how to integrate MicroProfile into your application and how to build highly configurable applications on the Payara Platform.

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Build Highly Configurable Applications on Payara Server Using the MicroProfile Config API – Video Series

MicroProfile and Payara Platform Video Playlist

Watch our 11-video series on building highly configurable applications on Payara Server using MicroProfile Config API.

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How to Use MicroProfile Metrics API with Payara Server

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By the end of this guide, you will be able to integrate MicroProfile into your application and learn how to build reliable and well functioning applications on the Payara Server.

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How to Use MicroProfile Fault Tolerance API with Payara Server – Video

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Watch a short video tutorial for using MicroProfile Fault Tolerance API with Payara Server.

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How to Use MicroProfile Fault Tolerance API to Build Cloud Native Applications on Payara Platform

How to use Fault Tolerance API to Build Cloud Native Applications on Payara Platform

This guide will help you get started with building resilient applications using the MicroProfile Fault Tolerance API on the Payara Server.

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How to Use the Payara Server Implementation of the MicroProfile Health API

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By the end of this guide, you will be able to integrate Eclipse MicroProfile Health API into your application and learn how to build reliable and well functioning applications on Payara Server.

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How to Use MicroProfile Rest Client with Payara Server

By the end of this guide, you will be able to integrate MicroProfile into your application and learn how to build reliable and well-functioning applications on Payara Server.

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From the Payara Blog

  • The Payara Monthly Catch: April 2022 04 May 2022

    Every month, we collate the very best content for our specific enterprise Java - Java EE, Jakarta EE and MicroProfile - community. We also look further afield, and where it applies, include interesting blogs, videos and articles on subjects such as DevOps, cloud computing, microservices, software architecture and more.  TL;DR: We know our audience and if we think you will find something very useful when developing enterprise Java applications - it makes the cut! 

  • The Payara Monthly Catch: March 2022 04 Apr 2022

    We are always looking for the best of Java, Jakarta EE, MicroProfile, cloud programming, DevOps and open source content for our audience. This often means articles, blogs and videos on enterprise applications and the most secure, stable way to use Java and Jakarta EE.

  • The Payara Monthly Catch: February 2022 03 Mar 2022

    It's time again for us to round up the very best of Java, Jakarta EE, MicroProfile, cloud programming, DevOps and open source from the month!  

  • What is Jakarta EE? 22 Feb 2022

    Java is the world’s third most used programming language, and the basis of some of the world’s biggest software projects. If you are running a large, enterprise application - supporting commercial projects - Java alone may not be enough. You need to use it with Jakarta EE, formerly called Java EE.

  • Payara Platform in 2022! 08 Feb 2022

    As 2022 moves into its second month, we provide a short and sweet update on what you can expect from the Payara product suite this year. You can watch the full interactive question and answer session with our Founder and CEO Steve Millidge below, or catch up in this quick summary. 

  • New eBook: Dismiss the Java Myths! 04 Feb 2022

    Our new bumper eBook tells you all you need to know about Jakarta EE and busts common misconceptions.  Spoiler: Jakarta EE is NOT heavy; it IS cloud-native; it easily delivers microservices. The Jakarta EE (previously Java EE) standards offer a choice of runtime, vendor neutrality and longevity - what are you waiting for?

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