Three years with Java Simon (4)

Today I’d like to cover the rest of my Java Simon story. In the previous posts we talked hardly about the start, but the rest was actually quite quick. With Callbacks, JMX support, JDBC proxy driver and much better design we were ready to release our 2.0 version. June 23, 2009, Java Simon 2.0, monitoring… Continue reading Three years with Java Simon (4)

Java Simon 1.0, monitoring API, released

It is some time ago when we wanted to use JaMON API to add some monitoring capabilities to our applications. After a few we found it to lack some featrues – especially it was difficult to organize monitors. Hence we decided to create our own alternative that brings two features JaMON can’t provide – monitors… Continue reading Java Simon 1.0, monitoring API, released

JPA, PostgreSQL and bytea vs. oid type

I started to work on a private project using JBoss Seam, Facelets, RichFaces (proven stack from Seam’s Booking demo :-)) with PostgreSQL 8.3 as a backing database – database I prefer for years for whatever reason. Hibernate is used as the JPA provider (packaged with Seam anyway) and the most recent JDBC 4 driver for… Continue reading JPA, PostgreSQL and bytea vs. oid type