This session presents the OpenCms JPA driver which uses the JAVA standard - Java Persistence API (JPA) and with OpenJPA as implementation. Utilizing the structure of the OpenCms internal SQL based drivers, this JPA driver enables the use of OpenCms for a large set of additional databases.
JPA is the target database structure for OpenCms 8, and this driver will probably be the base to be included in this upcoming version of the OpenCms core. For OpenCms 7.5, the driver will be made available as an additional module to be released before the conference.
Currently with the JPA driver the following additional databases are supported:
In addition to the databases listed above, the standard OpenCms internal SQL drivers such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, HSQLDB and IBM DB2 are also available as JPA implementations.
Benefits, configuration and implementation of this JPA driver will be described in this session. Moreover, performance tests comparisons with the standard OpenCms internal SQL drivers are presented. Also included is a short description how to develop database independent modules with JPA.
Feb 15, 2017 - OpenCms 10.5.1 is a maintenance update that fixes several issues that persisted in the 10.5.0 release. This version focuses on security and stability, also adding some new features and enhancements. It also ships an optimized version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.
Feb 15, 2017 - The OpenCms 10.5.1 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.
Dec 9, 2016 - OCEE 5.5.0 supports OpenCms 10.5.0 and brings seveal improvements to the LDAP Connector. It also adds more shell commands for remote cluster administration, and fixes some issues. Updated OCEE packages for 10.0, 9.x and 8.x based OpenCms installations are also available.
Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.