Chapter 13. Clustering JBoss AS services

This chapter covers

  • HTTP load balancing
  • HTTP session replication
  • Clustering session EJBs
  • Clustering entities
  • High-availability JNDI

In chapter 12, you learned about the basic concepts of clustering, experimented with a simple cluster, and learned how to configure the underlying tools that enable clustering in JBoss, such as JGroups and JBoss Cache. In this chapter, we build on top of what you learned in chapter 12 to show you how clustering applies to specific Java EE components and technologies. We explore how JBoss Cache can be used to provide state replication for web applications, SFSBs, and the Hibernate entity cache. You learn how load balancing can be enabled through an upstream hardware ...

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