Chapter 6. Remote Method Invocation and Distributed Naming

In this chapter:

This chapter presents a high-level overview of RMI and Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI) concepts, and best practices for using RMI and JNDI in distributed programming. The chapter covers:

  • RMI

  • Using the remote interface

  • The RMI programming model

  • Serialization and the interface

  • Using RMI in distributed applications

  • WebLogic RMI optimizations

In the Internet age, networked applications are commonplace. From Web browsers to hand-helds, every device becomes a networked device communicating with distant servers. In this networked world, enterprise applications require communication and distribution facilities. Millions of users rely on standard protocols ...

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