13 Dec 2012
 

Apache Syncope 1.0.4 (Espressivo) released

Written by ilgrosso

The Apache Syncope team is proud to announce the availability of the fourth maintenance release of Espressivo, the first after graduating from Incubator. The release is available here. See release notes for more details.

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28 Nov 2012
 

Java: guess content type of byte array

Written by ilgrosso

Maybe it is a not a common usecase, but I've just had need to know the content type of a bare byte[ ]. After been searching the whole Internet and evaluated dozens of utility libraries I finally ended up with a very simple but effective solution.

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24 Oct 2012
 

Implementing virtual resources in Apache Syncope

Written by ilgrosso

Apache Syncope user mailing list has been recently discussing about "virtual resources", e.g. resources to be used like as 'marker' for users and / or roles. Even though this aspect will be probably part of the process of adding access management features to Apache Syncope

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08 Oct 2012
 

Apache Syncope 1.0.2-incubating (Espressivo) released

Written by ilgrosso

The second maintenance release is made available by the Apache Syncope team. The release is available here. See release notes for more details.

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24 Sep 2012
 

Windows Azure SQL Database sharding support for OpenJPA: first public release available

Written by ilgrosso

Federations in MS SQL Azure are a way to achieve greater scalability and performance from the database tier of your application through horizontal partitioning. One or more tables within a database are split by row and portioned across multiple databases (Federation members).

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08 Sep 2012
 

Apache Syncope 1.0.1-incubating (Espressivo) released

Written by ilgrosso

After the 1.0.0-incubating, the first maintenance release is made available by the Apache Syncope team. The release is available here. See release notes for more details.

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14 Aug 2012
 

Apache Syncope 1.0.0-incubating (Espressivo) released!

Written by ilgrosso

After 7 months of work the Apache Syncope team is proud to announce the final release of the first stable version since entering the Apache Incubator. This release took a bit more than expected because the team had to get familiar with new ASF procedures and toolset.

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10 Jul 2012
 

Controlling Oracle WebLogic 12c with Cargo Maven Plugin 1.2.2

Written by ilgrosso

Cargo is a really nice piece of software that comes handy when developing web apps, by enabling deployment on a significant number of JEE containers at a very low price of some configuration parameters. The current version (1.2.2) has support for Oracle WebLogic up to 10.3.x; however, with some very little modifications it can handle 12c as well.

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