Deploying an Entity Bean Using CMP

After you’ve implemented a bean class, the next step is to define its deployment descriptor. This section covers what you have to specify to deploy a CMP entity bean. The examples given here are representative of a typical deployment. Refer to Chapter 15, “Deployment,” for a more complete discussion of the deployment descriptor contents.

The Abstract Persistence Schema

The deployment descriptor for a CMP entity bean contains a description of its persistent fields and relationships known as its abstract persistence schema. The information provided in the ejb-jar.xml deployment descriptor defines a logical view of an entity and its associations but it doesn’t define a physical mapping to the underlying data ...

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