6.2. J2EE Integration Technologies

Now that we have examined some common integration scenarios, let's look at the technologies that are available on the J2EE 1.4 platform to help with these issues. The J2EE platform provides a set of EIS integration technologies that address the EIS integration problem. These include relational database integration technologies (such as JDBC, Enterprise JavaBeans technology container-managed persistence, and Java Data Objects), messaging technologies (such as Java Message Service and message-driven beans), EIS access technologies (particularly the J2EE Connector architecture), Web services, and XML technologies for manipulating documents.

Let's briefly examine some of the available integration technologies. The ...

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