Author Archives: Darren Melanson

About Darren Melanson

Darren is a development manager working on the ADEP product in Adobe Systems.

Reclaiming Disk Space After a Database Process Purge

So you’ve just completed a database cleanup of old long-lived process instances using the process purge utility and you expect that you’re going to get an immediate performance increase. Well, why not… you just removed 90% of the rows in … Continue reading

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JGroups and LiveCycle Workspace – Explained

First, an elementary explanation of what it is: JGroups is a toolkit that is used in LiveCycle to broadcast group based messages in a controlled infrastructure which by default leverages multicast as a communication mechanism. A much more defined and … Continue reading

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LiveCycle ES2’s application model best practice – Modularity

In LiveCycle ES2 the development model has changed from the repository centric approach that was used in previous versions. The new development model is application centric rather than relying on loose assets in the repository. When developing applications it is … Continue reading

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Setting up JBoss to auto reconnect after database outage

If you had a database outage or failure while JBoss was up, you’re likely in a situation where you would have to restart JBoss because the database connections didn’t get reconnected for you. You’re likely also faced with a massive … Continue reading

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Backing up MySQL on Windows

If you’ve ever wanted to perform a scheduled backup of your MySQL database hosted on a Windows OS, here’s some very basic steps: First, create a .bat file anywhere on disk and add the following content to it: “<MySQL_Install>\mysql\bin\mysqldump” –user … Continue reading

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