Chapter 8. Deploying and configuring the Activiti Engine

This chapter covers

  • Choosing between deployment options with the Activiti Engine
  • Exploring transaction management with Activiti and Spring
  • Configuring the Activiti Engine
  • Communicating with the Activiti Engine using the Activiti REST API

In the last two chapters, you were introduced to advanced BPMN constructs, including error boundary events and embedded subprocesses. That’s all great—but how can you install and deploy these advanced BPMN process definitions in your environment? Now, it’s time to take a step back and see how Activiti fits into the big picture of your application landscape.

First, we’ll discuss the two common deployment scenarios for the Activiti Engine: the embedded ...

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