GlassFish Application Server v3 Refcard Available – Download Now

I authored a new refcard covering GlassFish v3, This refcard is different from my previous one which covers GlassFish v2. This new refcard discuss the following items:


  1. Introduction to GlassFish application server v3.
  2. GlassFish v3 versions, installation and directory structure.
  3. Glassfish v3 daily administration tasks.
  4. Glassfish v3 Restful interface for monitoring and administration.
  5. GlassFish v3 JMX interface for administration and management.
  6. Securing GlassFish v3.
  7. GlassFish v3 performance tuning tips.
  8. GlassFish v3 extendibility and extension points.
  9. Troubleshooting GlassFish v3.
  10. GlassFish update tool

You can download the refcard free of charge from here.


The refcard includes several tables and illustration to describe different topics which will help with easier learning and remembering things.

My refcard for Oracle Berkeley DB Java edition published by DZone

The refcard discuss the following items: 

  1. The BDB Family : An introduction to different DBD family members, including BDB Base Edition, BDB XML edition and BDB Java Edition with tables comparing their features.
  2. Key Features: Key features of BDB family members and BDB Java Edition exclusive features are explained here
  3. Introducing Berkeley DB Java Edition includin:

  • Installation: How to install the BDB JE and which JAR files are required to be in class path.
  • Description of Access APIs: Three different types of access APIs are explained and a working sample for each type of access APIs is included. Discussed APIs are Base API (Key/Value pair store and retrieval), DPL (Direct Persistence Layer for object persistence), Collections API(Using the BDB JE as an on-disk collection

        4. BDB Java Edition environment anatomy: How BDB JE store information on hard disk and what is directory and file layout of BDB JE is discussed here
5. BDB Java Edition APIs characteristics: What makes BDB JE different and how these differences can help developers in different scenarios.
6. Transaction Support: explanation and sample code for using Transaction with Base API and DPL
7. Persisting Complex Object Graph using DPL: How to define relation between objects using annotation and how to persist and retrieve related objects is explained here
8. BDB JE Backup/Recovery and Tuning: How to create backup, restore the backup and what tuning factor can be used to fine tune the BDB JE is explained here
9. Helper Utilities: Helper utilities for exporting and importing data are explained here
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You will find several tables and illustrations to make understanding the the whole concept of BDB JE and differences between BDB JE, BDB XML Edition and BDB Base Edition better. All included sample codes are fully explained.


GlassFish refcard is available for download for free

GlassFish Application Server

In case that you are a glassfish administrator or a developer who uses glassfish in day to day development tasks then you will find GlassFish Reference Card a valuable source of information to keep you away from searching the web or administration references.

The reference card contains most important administration commands, security tips, performance tuning tips, clustering and monitoring instructions along with explanation around troube shooting and GlassFish directory structure.

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