Chapter 4. Middleware and Message-Oriented Middleware

Middleware and Message-Oriented Middleware

In this chapter, you will learn about the history of middleware and different types of middleware technologies. Middleware is the foundation of message-oriented middleware (MOM) on which Java Message Service (JMS) is based. The information provided in this chapter revolves around general concepts of messaging technologies—it is not specific to JMS.

History of MOM

Computer technology has changed from the dumb terminals-host server model to an enterprise (sometimes called distributed) computing model. One of the needs for computer applications has stayed the same: Exchanging data between different ...

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