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Using Java VisualVM to Profile LiveCycle ES2

The 1.6 release of the Sun “HotSpot” JDK comes with a built-in profiling tool called Java VisualVM (jvisualvm.exe) You can find it in the /bin folder of the JDK. You can monitor a JVM hosting LiveCycle remotely. You have to … 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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How to Globally Turn Off LiveCycle Process Recording

There are situations where a LiveCycle system administrator has to (globally) turn off all process recordings that process developers may have enabled. One of those cases is where the load testing team prepares the system for a high-volume load test. … Continue reading

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Configuring IIS 7.5 to Load-Balance a LiveCycle Cluster

To configure Apache Web Server, see here. Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 comes with IIS 7.5 IIS 7.0 comes with Windows Server 2008. Microsoft re-architected IIS in version 7.0 to be more modular like Apache Web Server. Metabase was removed. … 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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Local Storage and Privacy in Flash Player

Most non-AIR Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) built with Flex run inside Adobe Flash Player which in turn runs inside the browser. LiveCycle Workspace ES2 is one of these applications. Since these applications could potentially handle sensitive customer data, privacy issues … Continue reading

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T-Mobile and Adobe LiveCycle ES and Adobe Flash Platform solutions: Customer Success Video

During recent discussions with T-Mobile executives, we learned about how the perennial winner of JD Powers and Associates’ awards for customer service excellence uses Adobe LiveCycle ES and Adobe Flash Platform solutions to continually refine and enhance the customer experience. … Continue reading

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Primary Determinant of LiveCycle Single Thread Performance

The primary determinant of LiveCycle single-thread performance in most cases is the clock speed of the CPU. Multiple tests were conducted to determine this using the eTech LiveCycle Benchmark Orchestration. The correlation of the mean elapsed time (of all transactions … Continue reading

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LiveCycle Capacity Planning and Server Sizing

Adobe publishes Capacity Planning Guides for select groups of LiveCycle components and Solution Accelerators. These currently are: – Interactive Statements (Solution Accelerator) – Forms ES2 and Reader Extensions ES2 (combined) – Output ES2 – PDF Generator and Assembler (combined) – … Continue reading

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