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WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By : Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie
Book Image

WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration

By: Francesco Marchioni, Christopher Adam M Ritchie

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
WildFly Configuration, Deployment, and Administration Second Edition
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Configuring the Enterprise JavaBeans container


The Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) container is a fundamental part of the Java Enterprise architecture. The EJB container provides the environment used to host and manage the EJB components deployed in the container. The container is responsible for providing a standard set of services, including caching, concurrency, persistence, security, transaction management, and locking services.

The container also provides distributed access and lookup functions for hosted components, and it intercepts all method invocations on hosted components to enforce declarative security and transaction contexts. Take a look at the following figure:

As depicted in this image, you will be able to deploy the full set of EJB components within WildFly:

  • Stateless session bean (SLSB): SLSBs are objects whose instances have no conversational state. This means that all bean instances are equivalent when they are not servicing a client.

  • Stateful session bean (SFSB): SFSBs support...