Java EE (Full Profile) and Thin WARs are particularly suitable for cloud deployments. In this screencast I created from scratch, built (with Maven) a Java EE 7 Thin WAR and pushed the operating system (Cent OS 7) with JVM, Payara Application Server and the WAR to the clouds of jelastic.com.
After deploying it, I created an environment and started the application. Everything took ...6 mins.
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