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BEA yesterday announced SPECjbb2005 benchmark results which show that JRockit has provided fastest per-CPU performance of a Java Virtual Machine for Server Side Applications running on Intel hardware.
Designed to converge the integration capabilities of an Enterprise Service Bus with operational service management in a single software product, BEA this week announced the general availability of the BEA AquaLogic Service Bus 2.0 product, a key part of BEA's market-leading 'Service In...
Embarking on its second decade, BEA has unveiled its Enterprise Liquid Assets vision. The vision aims to help companies free previously isolated or 'frozen' IT assets so they become 'liquid assets' that combine the power of software applications and the Internet, across both .NET and J...
As an independent software developer/consultant starting my career in the early '90s, I was exposed to a large number of different working environments and challenges. My specialty for a while was HP C++ and Motif (often using Interface Architect) on HP-UX, but over the years I migrate...
webMethods Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM - News), a leading business integration and optimization software company, has debuted webMethods for Compliance, a new solution designed to verify the completeness, accuracy and validity of transactions and business processes in accordance with the Sarban...
Srdjan Mijatovic and Bojana Miloradovic Parman co-founded Promind, developer of XSLmaker, a decade ago. In Part One of an exclusive interview, the two co-founders talked about the product's history and outlined how it's being used by developers today.
New HP CEO Mark Hurd announced a reduction in HP's employment of 10 percent, to be accomplished over the next 18 months, and mostly targeted administrative departments. He also eliminated the company's Customer Solutions Group, in a continued effort to restore a semblance of the compan...
SolarMetric, makers of the Kodo product line, the leading standards-based, enterprise-quality object / relational mapping tools, will introduce Kodo for EJB 3 with support for the forthcoming Enterprise Java Beans 3.0 Persistence specification at the JavaOne 2005 conference in San Fran...
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Celebrating 10 years of Java innovation, BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced that the company is scheduled to host a plethora of activities at one of the world's largest software developer shows, including a keynote address, sneak p...
If one of the true signs of a vibrant developer community is an active blogosphere surrounding a technology, then the WebLogic family of technologies certainly passes that test with flying colors. In case you're not yet active yourself, WLDJ brings you a comprehensive selection from so...
In the early days of business computing, little attention was paid to the concept of sharing application logic and data across multiple machines. The big question faced by an organization was how to develop computer systems to successfully automate previously manual operations such as ...
In Part 1 of this article series we discussed the fundamental aspects of clustering JMS resources in a WebLogic cluster. In Part 2 we will discuss JMS clustering in the context of design and configuration strategies that demonstrate how to create efficient JMS architectures.
The Web transcends national boundaries and many sites reach global audiences, which brings into the spotlight the problem of internationalization of Web applications. The Java community has an established approach for supporting multilingual applications through resources stored in Res...
In browsing around the Web, as one occasionally does in a free nanosecond, I read an interesting article about twp-phase commit transactions by Gregor Hohpe of ThoughtWorks ('Your Coffee Shop Does Not Use Two Phase Commit'). Gregor comes at the subject from the direction opposite the o...
In Part 1 of this two-part article I discussed interoperability between .NET and Weblogic 8.1 and issues that arise when transferring data between Web serivces. In Part 2 I will cover some advanced issues: SOAP exception handling, uploading binary information via Web services, and appl...
Once upon a time, on a project not too far away, a bright young software architect had a thought. 'Why, things are getting a bit complex here,' he said. 'Perhaps I can make things easier by developing a common framework that can take care of a lot of the drudgery involved in developing...
Web services fit nicely into a service-oriented architecture (SOA) and appear to be one component of the ideal solution to business application integration. When exposing applications through Web services, the contract of each service is evident through its Web Services Description Lan...
J2EE has been very successful in providing the specifications for detailing the arrangement of resources in a server-side application such as a...
Caching information on the WebLogic tier can significantly increase performance and reduce the number of external system calls needed for data retrieval. This is especially true when an application wants to store bits of information that rarely change, such as a list of countries or ca...
Following the recent announcement of BEA AquaLogic, a new family of products to help address the emerging Service Infrastructure software category, BEA Systems, Inc. , today named Rob Levy, 45, executive vice president, new products strategy. Levy is responsible for all aspects of the ...
Database controls extend the BEA WebLogic controls architecture to enable developers to easily interact with relational databases with maximum productivity. Utilizing a database control, a developer can quickly create methods to issue commands and retrieve data as required. Database co...
As the father of an avid teenage video game enthusiast, I was a bit amused late last year by all of the excitement and anticipation surrounding the upcoming release of Halo 2. For months leading up to the November 9 release date, I heard all the buzz from my oldest son about how great ...
In the first fiscal quarter of 2005, BEA signed more million-dollar license agreements, at a higher average size, than it has ever had before in a first quarter. Total revenues were $281.7 million, up 7% from $262.6 million in last year's first quarter.
A weighted formula to determine good corporate citizenship developed by Business Ethics magazine has named several technology companies among its Top 100. A formula nvolving a company's products as well as its record with respect to human rights, the environment, corporate governance, ...
RadView's WebLOAD 7.1 has just completed the BEA Validation Program for BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1. The BEA Validation Program is open to all partners enrolled in the BEA Partner Program.
RadView Software Ltd. announced that its WebLoad 7.1 has completed the BEA Validation Program for WebLogic Platform 8.1. WebLoad 7.1 evaluates scalability characteristics and derives capacity estimates for applications performing under real-world conditions.
BEA recently announced that it is broadening its SOA consulting practice, and that it has created a tool companies can use to learn about SOA and figure out how prepared they are to transition to the new architectural model.
BEA retired its WebLogic Server 5.1 on February 1, 2004. It had been supported for four years prior to retirement. One of the options for migrating applications that are running on 5.1 is to use WebLogic Server 8.1, which provides a range of new features for J2EE 1.3-based applications...
The need to run scheduled jobs is increasing and becoming common across all J2EE applications. The current J2EE specification doesn't provide an easy way to schedule jobs inside an enterprise application.
Criticizing something as wildly successful as the World Wide Web seems a bit radical and potentially unpopular. There is no doubt that Tim Berners-Lee's elegantly simple invention enabled an unprecedented revolution in the way computers are used and by whom.
This article is the first of a two-part series on JMS clustering. Part 1 will discuss the fundamental aspects of clustering JMS resources such as queues, topics, and connection factories, and illustrate the steps to go through to configure a clustered destination in a WebLogic cluster....
Scripting languages have recently garnered a bit of attention. With the arrival of Groovy and Jython, writing scripts merged with Java is more natural than Ant. Using XML to call Java methods has always been forced, mostly because it's hard to express flow, conditional expressions, and...
BEA's name is synonymous with the application server. Most applications running on Unix in North America run on BEA's WebLogic server, particularly financial apps. The current stable WebLogic 8.1 version does a lot more than earlier versions. Migrating to new versions is always challen...
We all know that the .NET platform offers a great set of tools for building robust Web applications. There are times, however, when as .NET developers we need to understand how we can integrate the great features of .NET with other platforms and technologies. We often find our clients ...
BEA WebLogic Server 8.1 has set new performance records, topping previous results in the dual-node performance category using the industry- standard SPECjAppServer2002 benchmark.
BEA is planning new products to let businesspeople modify systems themselves, without having traditionally required coding skills.
Calling the announcement 'a huge milestone not only for BEA, but for the entire Java community as well,' BEA's EVP, Products confirmed yesterday that BEA is joining the Eclipse Foundation as a Strategic Developer and Board Member.
High Performance, one of the fastest-growing enterprise solution providers, has been authorized by BEA to resell its WebLogic Enterprise Platform.
Leading competitive response solutions company, Current Analysis, has appointed 'tier one' status to BEA, one of 16 companies that it looked at for its Enterprise Portal Market Assessment Report.