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Special Interest Group JBOSS Vortrags- und Diskussionsabend der SIG JBOSS
am Donnerstag, 13. März 2014, 18.30 Uhr

in der "Alten Scheuer Degerloch"
Agnes-Kneher-Platz, Große Falterstraße 6a, 70597 Stuttgart-Degerloch

Der Vortrag wird von Red Hat gehalten und per Hangout/Skype in die Alte Scheuer übertragen. Im Nachgang besteht die Möglichkeit, die Themen in der gemeinsamen Runde weiter zu diskutieren.


What's new in WildFly 8?
Referent: Jeff Mesnil
Sprache: Englisch

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WildFly 8 (former JBoss Application Server) is Red Hat's open source Java EE 7 compliant application server. It contains robust implementations of WebSocket, Batch, JSON, Concurrency, JMS2, JAX-RS 2, CDI 1.1, and all Java EE 7 technologies. Undertow is the new cutting-edge web server in WildFly 8 and is designed for maximum throughput and scalability, including environments with over a million connections. The number of ports is reduced used by multiplexing protocols over HTTP using HTTP Upgrade.

Role Based Access Control support organizations with separated management responsibilities and restrictions. Roles represent different sets of permissions such as runtime operation execution, configuration areas that can read or written, and the ability to audit changes and manage users. In addition a new restricted audit log can be enabled including the ability to offload to a secure syslog server.

WildFly also provides a "core" distribution that is ideal for framework authors that want to build their own application runtime using the powerful WildFly 8 architecture.

NetBeans, IntelliJ, and Eclipse allow WildFly to be used for development, deployment, and debugging.

This session will provide an overview of all these features using several live demos.

Format: 30 mins overview of WildFly 8 + 30 mins deep dive on some specific topic(s)



Jeff Mesnil is a core R&D developer at JBoss, the middleware division of Red Hat. He received a French MS in applied Mathematics and Software Engineering and an English MSc in Applied Mathematics and Software Engineering and has designed and developed middleware systems for labs and companies such as INRIA, Kelkoo, Continuent and now Red Hat. Jeff is a strong proponent of Open Source development and collaborative processes. He also maintains a set of personal Open Source projects in addition to its day job. You can read more from Jeff at his weblog:

Jeff Mesnil