CHAPTER 11

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Concurrency and Batch Applications

The Java Enterprise platform has been missing a few key features since its inception. Those features include standard techniques for processing tasks concurrently, and standardization for batch application processing. In the release of Java EE 7, these two missing features have been addressed with the addition of the Java Concurrency Utilities and Batch Processing APIs.

The scope of these additional APIs is very large, and this chapter will not attempt to cover each feature. However, the examples contained within this chapter should provide enough information to get a developer up and running using ...

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