JCA 1.5, Part 2, Work management and transaction inflow

Executing work synchronously, asynchronously, periodically, and transactionally

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David Currie

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: May 04, 2005

David Currie continues his three-part series on enhancements and changes in the latest version of the Java™ 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) Connector Architecture (JCA). In this article, he introduces the new JCA 1.5 work-management contract, which lets a resource adapter utilize an application server's capabilities for scheduling and processing work. With the help of another JCA enhancement -- transaction-inflow support -- an enterprise information system can perform that work under its own transaction.

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