In this chapter, we have continued the analysis of the application server configuration by looking at Java Enterprise Services.
We have first learnt how to configure datasources, which can be used to add database connectivity to your applications. The new server release departed from the standard approach, which consisted in dropping
ds.xml files in the
deployment folder. Installing a datasource with the AS 7 requires two simple steps: installing the JDBC driver and adding the datasource into the server configuration.
We have then looked at the Enterprise Java Bean subsystem, by which you can configure and tune your EJB container. We have gone through the basic EJB components configuration (SLSB, SFSB, and MDB), and then, we have looked ...