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ConfigurationOverview: How to configure Jackrabbit
PersistenceManagerFAQ: Persistence Manager configuration
DataStore: How to configure and use the binary data store
NodeTypeRegistry: Registry of commonly used node types
NamespaceRegistry: Registry of commonly used namespace mappings
Clustering: How to set up and use clustering
Observation: Jackrabbit-specific observation
Search: How to set up and use search
CacheManager: Cache configuration
RepositoryLock: Repository locking
BackupAndMigration: How to backup a repository or migrate to another configuration
ContribTips: Help regarding the contrib projects
JcrSpecImplementation: List of additional features and implementation variants in Jackrabbit compared to the JCR specification
JcrCommons: Jackrabbit JCR Commons
ConnectionPooling: Connection pooling for database components
UserManagement: User and group management with Jackrabbit
AccessControl: Access control with JCR 2.0 and Jackrabbit
InteractiveCommandLine: Execute a command line tool in an interactive mode to change a JCR repository
Statistics: an overview of the statistics exposed by Jackrabbit
Mailing Lists: Post questions in the mailing list
JcrLinks: Links to articles, presentation, videos, tools and applications based on JCR or Jackrabbit
Sling: Web application framework based on REST principles. Sling uses a JCR repository
Apache Wiki Farm: Other Apache wikis
Dev Mailing List Archive: Search for answers in the mailing list archive
Mailing Lists: Post questions in the mailing list
ContentTrackApacheConUs2009: Proposed "Content Technology" track at the ApacheCon US 2009
Oakathon August 2017: Oak Hackathon
Oakathon November 2017: Oak Hackathon
Oakathon March 2018: Oak Hackathon
Oakathon September 2018: Oak Hackathon
Oakathon November 2018: Oak Hackathon
ItemStateManagement: Design of ItemState management with collaboration diagrams for various use cases that read and/or modify content
QuestionsAndAnswers: Frequently asked questions about Jackrabbit
ExamplesPage: Solutions for common problems
Performance: Q. and A. about Jackrabbit perfomance
JcrSessionHandling: How to (re)use JCR sessions
EncodingAndEscaping: How to handle special characters in path and queries
QueryUsingJdbc: How to query a JCR repository using the JDBC API.
ManuallyCreatingDatabaseTables: How to create tables manually when using database persistence.
Blueprints and best practices
DavidsModel: A guide for blissful content modeling. Seven rules to avoid common mistakes content modeling mistakes.
NodeNamingConventions : Recommendations for node names.
RoadMap: High level roadmap for Jackrabbit
Proposed_JCR_2.0_API_Changes: Changes between the JCR 1.0 API and the proposed JCR 2.0 API as defined in JSR 283.
Jsop: Links and proposed syntax for a Json Diff format
JackrabbitOnJBoss: How to deploy a Jackrabbit server with JCA, expose the local repository through JNDI and WebDAV to remote clients and connect remotely from a Java program, or from a command line tool (contrib/jcr-commands).
JackrabbitOnWeblogic: How to deploy the Jackrabbit server on Weblogic, expose the repository over WebDAV, use JNDI with Oracle.
JackrabbitOnTomcat: How to use the Jackrabbit with Tomcat, WebDAV, JNDI and Oracle.
JackrabbitOnTomcat6: How to use the Jackrabbit with Tomcat6 & Mysql.
JackrabbitOnTomcat6withJndiAndPostgresql: How to use the Jackrabbit with Tomcat6 and JNDI, backed by PostgreSQL.
JackrabbitOnSunWebServer: How to configure the Sun Java System Web Server with Jackrabbit (Model 2).
JackrabbitOnOracle: How to configure Jackrabbit to use Oracle backend.
JackrabbitOnCloud: Running Jackrabbit using Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google App Engine (GAE).
JackrabbitStandalone: Running Jackrabbit standalone.
WebDAV: If you plan on using Jackrabbit through WebDAV. Useful for existing Jakarta Slide users or other WebDAV repository users thinking about migrating to Jackrabbit.
SandboxCMIS: More on the CMIS Sandbox project
WebAppFAQ: Frequently asked questions related to web application development
OCMandJackrabbit2: Object Content mapping with Jackrabbit 2.0
JackrabbitOsgi: Embedding the Repository in an OSGi Framework
Jackrabbit FileVault: Jackrabbit FileVault
https://whimsy.apache.org/board/minutes/Jackrabbit.html - Jackrabbit board reports.
JcrMeetupMarch2009: JCR community gathering at 20:00 on March 24th at the ApacheCon EU in Amsterdam
JcrMeetupApril2008: JCR community gathering in Amsterdam on April 8th, 2008
BackupTool: Design document of the 2006 Google Summer of Code project (written by Nicolas Toper, mentored by Jukka Zitting).
JNDI: Patching the Oracle file system and persistence manager for use with JNDI (no longer required with Jackrabbit 1.4)
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