Chapter 11. The Java Message Service


This chapter covers the following concepts:

  • WebSphere Application Server’s JMS Support

  • When to use the different types of JMS Providers

  • Managing your JMS Server

  • Configuring resources for your JMS Server

  • Configuring JMS on z/OS

Java Message Service

The Java Message Service (JMS) allows developers to create asynchronous components easily within the scope of a J2EE application. The J2EE 1.3 specification requires a JMS 1.0.2 implementation. The J2EE 1.3 specification can be found at, and JMS 1.0.2 can be found at

Asynchronous messaging is the classic “consumer and producer” concept within a transactional context in the J2EE ...

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