This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
did an deployment/undeployment fail? I have had sun java app server 8.2 fail to start because I had a war file that was partially deployed/undeployed, and I had to go delete the entry in the domain.xml file.