ConnId Improvements in Galileo

Development of midPoint 3.9 “Galileo” is already in full swing. And first improvements are already nearing completion. There is an interesting group of improvements that are all related to the ConnId connector framework. ConnId connector framework is the workhorse of provisioning in midPoint. This framework is used to manage identity connectors in midPoint. All the Read more about ConnId Improvements in Galileo[…]

Development of midPoint 3.9 - Galileo

Development of Galileo

Development of midPoint 3.9 has started a couple of weeks ago. MidPoint 3.9 release is code-named Galileo. Galileo Galilei was a polymath who helped to advance several fields of science. And it is such a broad scope of improvements that is planned for midPoint 3.9. Therefore, Galileo is really appropriate name for this release. First Read more about Development of Galileo[…]

Evolveum: new training in the offer

A New Guy In Town (MidPoint Advanced Customization training course)

There’s a new guy in town. His name is MidPoint Advanced Customization training course. A brand new training course dedicated to more advanced topics that could not be covered by the predecessor – MidPoint Deployment Fundamentals training course. At first there was a workshop for midPoint, which gradually evolved into the full MidPoint Deployment Fundamentals Read more about A New Guy In Town (MidPoint Advanced Customization training course)[…]

Evolveum: midPoint release 3.8 called Watt

MidPoint 3.8 “Watt”

MidPoint 3.8 “Watt” was released. Release nickname once again suggests the main focus of the release: performance and scalability. Significant part of development effort of midPoint 3.8 was aimed at scaling. MidPoint is now able to support deployments that go well over millions of identities. While earlier midPoint versions were also able to reach this Read more about MidPoint 3.8 “Watt”[…]

midPoint book: chapter 5

MidPoint Book: Chapter 5

More than a year ago we have published the first version of a book about midPoint. It was our Christmas present to midPoint community. Although the book is not finished yet, we have decided to publish it anyway. The book follows the same evolutionary approach as midPoint development does. It is improving its incremental steps. And now it is time for the next step. Therefore we have published new version of the book with a brand new chapter. […]

midPoint release named after Charles Robert Darwin

MidPoint 3.7 “Darwin”

MidPoint 3.7 “Darwin” was released. As the release nickname suggests Darwin is an evolutionary release. It brings few major features and changes. But more importantly it brings a large number of gradual improvements to almost every part of midPoint.

The most obvious change in midPoint 3.7 is its stand-alone deployment form. Previous midPoint versions were designed as traditional Java web applications, distributed in a WAR file that had to be deployed in a web container. This approach was a common routine years ago when midPoint project started. But the world moved on and midPoint had to adapt. Therefore, midPoint 3.7 moved to a stand-alone deployment. All that is needed is to download midPoint and start it up. No need to deploy it to a web container. The traditional WAR file is still provided as an deployment option and it is still supported. But the stand-alone form factor is now the recommended way to run midPoint. […]

Evolveum - Noris and training courses

2017 – The Year of midPoint Training Courses

This year (2017) was full of training courses. Literally, there was almost no month without any training. Some took place in our office in Bratislava, Slovakia, some were remote/online sessions, but most of them were onsite, which meant a lot of travelling. I travelled to Canada and United States, later also to Finland. I experienced my first transatlantic flight, Read more about 2017 – The Year of midPoint Training Courses[…]

GDPR Lawful Basis Management

GDPR Lawful Basis Management

The first thing that most likely comes to the mind when people hear about GDPR is “consent”. That is understandable, as better part of the buzz around GDPR is about customer identities and digital marketing. But this emphasis on consumer identities is casting shadow on other aspects of GDPR that are at least as much important as consent. One of the aspects of GDPR is affecting much larger range of organizations than consent does. In fact almost every organization is affected by it. I’m talking about management of lawful bases for data processing. […]