This chapter provides an overview of the assumed boundaries of an enterprise as it is scoped by this book, its components, the relation between components, and the vision for how information technology can streamline the operations of an enterprise. In particular, we describe how the use of Java enterprise technology with the J2EE platform can help solve enterprise computing problems in a cohesive and comprehensive fashion.
In this chapter, you will learn:
The definition of an enterprise as used in this book, the components of an enterprise, and how these components are related.
The fundamental components of an enterprise ...