GlassFish 3.1 Milestone 3 – Admin console can now speak cluster!

The GlassFish admin console is often cited as one of the strong point for GlassFish. Yes, open source and ease-of-us can live happily together!
After delivering clustering and centralized admin features in Milestones 1 (post) and 2 (post) of the ongoing 3.1 work, it was time in Milestone 3 to deliver the first drop of a graphical user interface that is able to interact with these features.

The following is a short screencast (hosted on the relocated “GlassFish Channel” property) walking you through the basic scenario of creating a cluster, populating it with instances, starting the cluster, deploying an application to various targets (cluster or standalone instances) and closing with a short part on monitoring the system – all from the Graphical User Interface :

The GlassFish Open Source Edition 3.1 Promoted Builds are available from and numerous details are offered on the GlassFish Wiki for this milestone and the upcoming work.

Check out for more videos soon.

Author: alexismp

Google Developer Relations in Paris.