With the ascent of DevOps, microservices, containers, and cloud-based development platforms, the gap between state-of-the-art solutions and the technology that enterprises typically support has greatly increased. But as Markus Eisele explains in this O’Reilly report, some enterprises are now looking to bridge that gap by building microservice-based architectures on top of Java EE.
Can it be done? Is it even a good idea? Eisele thoroughly explores the possibility and provides savvy advice for enterprises that want to move ahead. The issue is complex: Java EE wasn’t built with the distributed application approach in mind, but rather as one monolithic server runtime or cluster hosting many different applications. If you’re part of an enterprise development team investigating the use of microservices with Java EE, this book will help you:
Markus Eisele is a Developer Advocate at Red Hat and focuses on JBoss Middleware. He has been working with Java EE servers from different vendors for more than 14 years, and has worked with different customers on all kinds of Java EE related applications and solutions. He is a prolific blogger, writer, and tech editor for Java EE content. Markus is also a Java Champion and former ACE Director.