Chapter 9. Using Quartz Remotely
When running Quartz as a stand-alone application, access to the Scheduler is limited outside the JVM. As with any other J2SE application, there’s no way to access objects within the JVM without using some alternative mechanism.
Fortunately, several techniques (or mechanisms) enable you to do this. The Quartz framework nicely supports one of those mechanisms, Remote Method Invocation (RMI). This chapter focuses on deploying Quartz as an RMI server so that you can access the Scheduler from outside the JVM. Several benefits arise from being able to do this, all of which are discussed in this chapter.
Why RMI with Quartz?
Imagine that you need to build a job Scheduler that receives dynamic job scheduling from various ...