Welcome to another edition of the JBoss Weekly Editorial, our regular visit to the JBoss Communities in search of all that is new and interesting
The Eclipse MicroProfile 1.2 release introduces a number of aspects which enable monitoring of microservices, two of which are health checks and metrics. These features are simple to enable within a microservice written to the specification, more details on how this can be achieved can be found in Heiko's article on the subject.
Integrating a MicroService with JBoss Data Grid
In the third part of his tutorial series covering the development of a microservice running on OpenShift Cesar describes how to deploy and configure an instance of JBoss Data Grid before covering the necessary changes to invoke the service from his existing microservice.
Evolving a Monolithic Application into Microservices
Having set the context in the first article of his series describing how to transition a monolithic application over to a microservices architecture Christian shows how to decompose his example monolothic application into individual services while retaining the same functionality.
WildFly and Elytron
Jan Kalina has written two articles discussing aspects of the new Elytron security subsystem being introduced in the upcoming WildFly 11 release. In his first article Jan shows how we can configure the Elytron subsystem to secure the server side portion of an SSL exchange and in his second article he shows how we can extend the configuration to enforce verification of the client certificates.
OpenID Connect Identity Brokering using Red Hat Single Sign-On
Red Hat Single Sign-On (RH-SSO) supports identity federation based on a number of specifications including OpenID Connect, if you are interested in this capability then take a look at Tom's tutorial where he explains the concepts behind identity federation and shows how this can be enabled through RH-SSO.
10 Steps to Cloud Happiness
In the next article of his Cloud Happiness series, Eric Schabell introduces us to his third step towards happiness and shows how we can enhance our existing cloud and include a unified management and operations environment through the installation of Red Hat CloudForms.
Container Images for OpenShift
At this year's EMEA Red Hat Tech Exchange 2017 Frédéric Giloux gave a presentation discussing good practices for creating images running within OpenShift, in the last two sections covering his session Frédéric discusses how to make your images easier to consume and the aspects of cloud ready applications and their consequences for container image design.
Installing Red Hat Mobile on OpenShift
If you are interested in trying out the Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) then Brian's article will be of interest to you. Starting from scratch Brian will take you through all the steps necessary to deploy a demonstration environment on an AWS OpenShift environment, leaving you with a sandboxed environment to explore the platform.
Infinispan Cache Store Batch Operations
Infinispan 9.1.x introduces the ability to batch write and delete operations on a cache store, significantly improving the performance of write-behind cache stores. There are some minor configuration changes associated with this new feature along with two additional methods you should implement on your cache store.
Data Authorisation in Case Management
In his next article discussing jBPM's Case Management feature Maciej Swiderski covers some recent additions adding support for case file authorisation, case comment authorisation, closing cases with comments and indexing case file items for searching.
Meeting Rafael Ponte
In the next article of his community interview series Vlad introduces us to Rafael Ponte, a software developer, conference speaker, blogger and member of the Hibernate community who is passionate about Java Persistence.
JBoss: Developer's Guide
Elvadas has recently had his book entitled "JBoss: Developer's Guide" published by Packt. The book introduces you to the JBoss ecosystem through hands-on coding and lab exercises based on real-life business examples and currently has a 40% discount on the eBook if you use the discount code is JBDG40 before October 31, 2017.
JBoss Out and About
The Vert.x team have busy over the last month with Julien giving a presentation at the JUG Summer Camp in La Rochelle, France entitled "Eclipse Vert.x for DJ fun and for profit!" and Thomas giving a presentation at JavaOne 2017 entitled "Unleash Your Talents: Server-Side Kotlin for Mobile Developers".
- The Hibernate team announced the release of Hibernate Validator 6.0.3.Final, Hibernate ORM 5.2.12 and Hibernate OGM 5.2 Beta1.
- The Vert.x team announced the release of Eclipse Vert.x 3.5.0.
That's all for this week's JBoss Weekly Editorial, please join us again next week when we will take another spin through the Jboss Communities in search of interesting articles.