Category Archives: Application Servers

Glassfish MQ: Secure, database backed GlassFish MQ for high volume applications

By | February 8, 2017

GlassFish MQ is a very powerful messaging server solution if correctly configured. By default the MQ server is defined to store the content of queues on files on disk, is accessible through insecure connections and has lots of limitations for message size or number of consumers/producers associated with a queue. This default setup is OK… Read More »

#Apache: Use certificates with an apache server behind a secure reverse proxy

By | March 8, 2017

As I described in a previous post Apache: How to use reverse secure proxy to chain secure apache servers – updated I have a configuration of chained secure apache servers, where one of the servers provides https resources but also acts as a reverse proxy for another server providing https resources. On the first server… Read More »

Java: Inspect Websphere Application Server Logs with Ostros Log Viewer

By | February 8, 2017

Working with Enterprise applications deployed on Websphere Application Server ND and having to determine some issues from the logs sometimes can be a handful. The sheer amount of information that is spilled by the container in the logs is overwhelming. Usually I end up having to find the needle in the haystack looking into 5… Read More »

DB2 + Websphere : Feature is not implemented: PreparedStatement.setBinaryStream

By | February 8, 2017

From a very strange reason after updating the hibernate4 from version 4.1.4 to 4.2.5 there was suddenly a weird behaviour of the EJB3.1 enterprise application I am working on. A piece of code that commits to the database an object (ProcessingStatus) containing a BLOB was throwing the following: [1/31/16 23:37:15:922 EET] 000000eb AbstractBatch Z org.hibernate.engine.jdbc.batch.internal.AbstractBatchImpl… Read More »