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Using Spring Remoting

An enterprise application typically needs to communicate with other applications. Take, for example, for a company selling products; when a customer places an order, an order-processing system processes the order and generates a transaction. During the order processing, an inquiry is made to the inventory system to check whether the product is available in stock. Upon order confirmation, a notification is sent to the fulfillment system to deliver the product to the customer. Finally, the information is sent to the accounting system; an invoice is generated and the payment is processed.

Most of the time, this business process is not fulfilled by a single application but a number of applications working ...

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