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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Good examples of asynchronous method calls in EJB 3.1

Doing parallel processing in EJB containers before EJB 3.1 was a pain in the ass. You have to fiddle around with JMS and Message Driven Beans.
EJB 3.1 introduces asynchronous method calls and simplified the management of concurrently running tasks a lot. I found two pretty good examples how to use asynchronous method calls:

http://satishgopal.wordpress.com/2011/04/24/ejb-3-1-asynchronous-methods/
http://docs.oracle.com/javaee/6/tutorial/doc/gkkqg.html