Charles Mahoney

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The 4 Rs of Middleware Modernization

Many enterprises are well on their way to digital transformation – others are only just beginning. But cloud-first strategies demand a lot from middleware, and legacy middleware platforms weren’t built to address the needs of modern, hybrid IT environments. This means that enterprises need to migrate those legacy platforms to ones that can run on-premise, […]

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Red Hat Acquires StackRox, Key To Containers and Kubernetes-Native Security

Kubernetes is one of the fastest-growing open-source projects and the foundation of cloud-native applications. As containers and Kubernetes adoption continue to grow, security, monitoring, data management, and networking are becoming top concerns for enterprises. This week, Red Hat announced its acquisition of StackRox, a leader and innovator in container and Kubernetes-native security. This acquisition will […]

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Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server

Red Hat’s OpenShift Container Platform is now supported on IBM Power Systems Virtual Server, expanding the cloud capabilities of your Power Systems infrastructure to deliver a resilient and secure hybrid cloud platform. OpenShift leverages the enterprise scale and security of Power Systems Virtual Server and quickly creates clusters with automation. With this offering, you can […]

Remote Development with Eclipse Che in OpenShift

During this unprecedented and fluid global health crisis, many enterprises are looking to move their on-site developers and even entire IT teams to a remote workforce. However, a large number may not be able to take their machines home with them. For others, they need to install and set up an entirely new laptop with […]

Red Hat Announces Significant Advances with RHEL 8 Release

Today during Red Hat Summit, Red Hat announced the launch of RHEL 8, Red Hat’s newest Enterprise Linux edition. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an intelligent operating system built for enterprise hybrid cloud. Version 8 is the most recent update – and the first in five years. What’s New in RHEL 8 Red Hat Insights […]

Digital Experience with WebSphere Commerce

This year during the Digital Experience Conference the integration scenarios of Commerce Server has been a hot topic. When integrating with Commerce there are 3 suggested scenarios. Some advantages of utilizing Digital Experience for the Commerce server include: Single environment to author all content for either Portal or Commerce sites. Includes both e-spots and full pages […]

IBM Digital Experience 2015: Caching Techniques

The IBM Digital Experience Conference is full of beneficial technical information.  The IBM WebSphere Portal Performance Team Lead, Hunter Presnall presented on Caching Techniques.  These are some of the high points from the presentation. With every version of WebSphere Portal performance is always an important item.  Caching is a very important part for helping any […]

Implementing Form Based TAI for the Developer

As identified in another post Full login filter testing for local developer environments, the requirement may arise that developer environments need to fully test implicitLoginFilter without deploying code to another environment.  This post walks thru the code and setup of a form based TAI. Create a new class which implements TrustAssociationInterceptor. In this class we […]

Implementing Cookie Based TAI for the Developer

As identified in another post Full login filter testing for local developer environments, the requirement may arise that developer environments need to fully test implicitLoginFilter without deploying code to another environment.  This post walks thru the code and setup of a form based TAI. Create a new class which implements TrustAssociationInterceptor. In this class we […]

Full login filter testing for local developer environments

A majority of enterprise portal implementations utilize some kind of external authentication mechanism. To meet the ever demanding requirements in these same environment the need rises to execute custom code during login process.  Starting in WebSphere Portal 6.1 opened up this capability with the Implicit and Explicit loginfilters. (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/library/techarticles/0905_buchwald/0905_buchwald.html) Many environments do not require different code in […]