Application Servers - Infoworld en Tibco 6.0 moves outside the data center <p>Updating its platform for the hyper-connected cloud era, Tibco has equipped the new version of its flagship application-integration software with the ability to communicate with external applications.</p> <p>Tibco ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 also includes a redesigned visual interface and an in-memory data grid for faster processing.</p> Application Servers Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Middleware Fri, 11 Apr 2014 19:54:57 +0000 admin 240375 at How PaaS is changing enterprise app dev <p>"Cloud is the new hardware" is one of my favorite catchphrases of the moment. The idea that we can assume a fully automated, wildly scalable compute, storage, and network infrastructure is game-changing. But this applies just to the IaaS (infrastructure as a service) layer of the cloud. What's the capsule description for PaaS (platform as a service), the layer immediately above IaaS?</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Application Servers Application Development PaaS Cloud Computing Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 237985 at Oracle builds a bridge to with new adapter <p>Kicking off an initiative to better bridge cloud services with its own software, Oracle has released an adapter that allows organizations to copy data between their accounts and Oracle software.</p> <p>"We're encapsulating standard Web services calls into easier-to-use adapters," said Demed L'Her, Oracle vice president of product management.</p> Cloud Computing Oracle Application Servers Data Integration Enterprise Application Integration Middleware SaaS Fri, 17 Jan 2014 19:11:33 +0000 admin 234514 at Nginx woos the enterprise with new commercial Web server software release <p>Nginx is betting that its open-source Web server software, now used by many large Internet services, will also find a home in the enterprise.</p> <p>The second release of Nginx's commercial package, called Nginx Plus, "is really focused on more enterprise-class application delivery features," said Gus Robertson, Nginx CEO. "Nginx has the opportunity to bring the same solution we have for large-scale Web sites to enterprise customers."</p> Application Servers Networking Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:02:08 +0000 admin 234094 at Worm targeting Apache Tomcat servers, possibly for DDoS <p>A worm-like type of malicious software has been found targeting Apache Tomcat, an open-source Web server application, according to Symantec.</p> <p>The malware, which Symantec calls "Java.Tomdep," differs from other server malware in that it's not written in the PHP scripting language, wrote Takashi Katsuki in a <a href="" target="_blank">blog post</a>.</p> Applications Open Source Software Security Apache Application Servers Application Security Hacking Open Source Software Malware Web Applications Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:51:11 +0000 admin 231363 at Hackers actively exploiting JBoss vulnerability to compromise servers <p>Attackers are actively exploiting a known vulnerability to compromise JBoss Java EE application servers that expose the HTTP Invoker service to the Internet in an insecure manner.</p> Security Application Servers Hacking Vulnerability Assessment Tue, 19 Nov 2013 12:06:04 +0000 admin 231141 at Hackers actively exploiting JBoss vulnerability to compromise servers <p>Attackers are actively exploiting a known vulnerability to compromise JBoss Java EE application servers that expose the HTTP Invoker service to the Internet in an insecure manner.</p> Security Application Servers Authentication Intrusion Detection Vulnerability Assessment Mon, 18 Nov 2013 20:21:32 +0000 admin 231091 at Oracle halting support for GlassFish app server <p>Oracle will stop offering commercial support for new versions of the open source GlassFish application server, leaving customers who want such support with the option of licensing the more expensive and proprietary WebLogic Server.</p> Open Source Software Oracle Application Servers Open Source Software Tue, 05 Nov 2013 21:28:38 +0000 admin 230270 at 9 best Chrome apps for managing data, clients, money, and more <!--paging_filter-->From Evernote Web to Lucidchart Diagrams to UberConference, these apps make productivity easy<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> From Evernote Web to Lucidchart Diagrams to UberConference, these apps make productivity easy </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> </div> </div> </div> Application Servers Wireless Broadband Sat, 26 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 229564 at Nginx takes the slippery road away from open source <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="" alt="Nginx takes the slippery road away from open source" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Riding the wave of its broad adoption, the eponymous company behind the <a href="">open source Nginx Web server</a> took a turn to the proprietar</p> Open Source Software Application Servers Open Source Software Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:43:04 +0000 Simon Phipps 225473 at Oracle's 'reshape' deal with Microsoft just a certification deal <p>Last week, Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison stirred up many news sites with a claim that new partnerships with Microsoft,, and NetSuite would <a href="" target="_blank">"reshape" the cloud computing landscape</a>. The Microsoft deal caught the most attention, given the two companies' fierce rivalry.</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Data Management The Industry Standard Virtualization Microsoft Hyper-V Oracle Application Servers Server Virtualization DBMS Java Programming PaaS Mon, 24 Jun 2013 21:01:40 +0000 Galen Gruman 221412 at Adobe warns customers of unpatched critical flaw in ColdFusion <p>Adobe has warned users of its ColdFusion application server platform of a critical vulnerability that could give unauthorized users access to sensitive files stored on their servers.</p> <p>The vulnerability is identified as CVE-2013-3336 and affects ColdFusion 10, 9.0.2, 9.0.1, 9.0 and earlier versions for Windows, Macintosh and UNIX, Adobe said in <a href="" target="_blank">an advisory</a> published Wednesday.</p> Security Application Servers Authentication Vulnerability Assessment Thu, 09 May 2013 16:38:09 +0000 admin 218270 at Red Hat drops JBoss, rebrands as WildFly for Java middleware <p>If you've ever thought that Java-related open-source middleware just wasn't exciting enough for you, good news -- Red Hat announced today that it would be jazzing up its JBoss application <a href="" target="_blank">server</a> software, rebranding the project as WildFly, and focusing on obtaining Java Enterprise Edition 7 certification.</p> <p>Red Hat's vice president of middleware engineering, Mark Little, said that the change should help broaden the scope of the company's appeal in the developer community.</p> Applications Open Source Software Red Hat Application Servers Open Source Software Tue, 23 Apr 2013 12:35:34 +0000 admin 217041 at Red Hat JBoss Data Grid now spans data centers <p>Red Hat has revised its JBoss Data Grid software package, which now offers the ability to replicate copies of data across different data centers, and also comes with a number of other new features that can limit downtime.</p> <p>Red Hat hopes that the updates will further entice enterprises to consider using a distributed in-memory data store.</p> Data Management Open Source Software Red Hat Application Servers Database Administration Linux Open Source Software Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:46:28 +0000 admin 216103 at Red Hat rolls FuseSource middleware into JBoss stack <p>Expanding its stack of enterprise ready open source middleware, Red Hat has integrated key software from its <a href="" target="_blank">acquisition</a> of FuseSource last September.</p> <p>Red Hat has folded both FuseSource's Fuse enterprise service bus (ESB) and FuseSource's software for running the AMQ (Advanced Message Queuing) protocol into its JBoss line of middleware, integrating the two programs into the rest of the stack.</p> Open Source Software Red Hat Application Servers Linux Enterprise Application Integration Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:57:50 +0000 admin 214342 at Oracle's faux IaaS now gets faux on-demand cloud pricing <p>Oracle is continuing its faux cloud strategy, adding to <a href="">its private-cloud infrastructure offering</a> the ability to rent for a monthly fee preconfigured application servers to be deployed in customer data centers. The available application servers -- what Oracle calls "engineered systems" -- include Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Exalogic Elastic Cloud, Oracle Sparc SuperCluster, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine, and Oracle Sun ZFS Storage.</p> Cloud Computing Oracle Application Servers Private Cloud Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 David Linthicum 210923 at Oracle hit with patent lawsuit over WebLogic Server <p>Oracle is finding itself caught up in another Java-related patent lawsuit, but this time it's the one getting sued.</p> <p>Java middleware vendor Thought filed suit against Oracle on Oct. 31, claiming that WebLogic Server and other Oracle products infringe at a "massive scale" on a number of patents it holds.</p> Applications Application Development The Industry Standard Oracle Application Servers Application Development Intellectual Property Java Programming Wed, 07 Nov 2012 21:39:11 +0000 admin 206621 at Red Hat to change JBoss name for community version <p>If the community edition of the JBoss enterprise Java application server could no longer be called JBoss, what other name would you choose? JOpen? JWorker? JFree? JMinion? JBoss community users get to decide.</p> <p>Red Hat is planning to change the name of the upstream community edition of JBoss, and is allowing the community to vote on the new name. Much like when Red Hat spun off the community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and renamed it Fedora, so too will JBoss have a new name, said Jason Greene, Red Hat's principal software engineer for JBoss.</p> Applications Red Hat Application Servers Linux Open Source Software Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:03:12 +0000 admin 203699 at Oracle releases free ADF Essentials <p>In an effort to expand programmer awareness, Oracle has released a free version of its Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF).</p> <p>"This [release] allows the ADF framework to be used outside of the Oracle stack," said Bill Pataky, vice president of product management in the Oracle Fusion team. The package, called Oracle ADF Essentials, promises to be "a really powerful way to create rich Web applications very quickly," Pataky said.</p> Application Development Oracle Application Servers Agile Development Development Tools Web Development Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:05:54 +0000 admin 203051 at Red Hat acquiring FuseSource <p>Boosting its line of open source middleware, Red Hat <a href="" target="_blank">is in the process of acquiring</a> open source integration software vendor FuseSource from its parent company Progress Software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.</p> The Industry Standard Red Hat Application Servers M&A Open Source Software Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:16:09 +0000 admin 196634 at